Kay Pavlou wrote and directed 12 episodes of this popular and highly-acclaimed series. Each episode takes a well-known Australian on a journey into the past to uncover their family history.

The series has broken SBS ratings’ records.


Who Do You Think You Are?




Director/Writer for 12 episodes

Production Company

Warner Bros/Artemis International/Serendipity Productions


12 x 1 hour episodes
Special Broadcasting Service SBS

"... gently compelling TV, giving life to the axiom that everyone has a story to tell."

The Sydney Morning Herald

"Don't miss this."

Dianne Butler, Herald Sun

"...suspense filled television... epic tale of courage and betrayal."

The Sydney Morning Herald

"Presented with a humorous and deeply emotional touch.”

Graeme Blundell, The Australian

“A gripping show… it was absolutely compelling television.”

Ray Martin, news.com.au

“Tears flow about five minutes into this fascinating story.”

Daily Telegraph

Episode Awards

Nominated – Toni Collette episode nominated in four categories, West Australian Screen Awards, 2016

Series Awards

Winner – West Australian Screen Awards, Outstanding Production, 2014

Winner – The Sydney Morning Herald Couch Potato Award, Readers’ Category, 2009

Winner – The Sydney Morning Herald Couch Potato Award, Critics’ Category, 2009

Nominated – Logie Awards for Most Popular Series, 2011, 2012, 2013

Nominated – Logie Awards for Most Outstanding Factual Series, 2009