The Gift

The Gift

BBC Radio 4

Without us realising, an enormous DNA database has been created online. It holds the secrets of your true identity and promises to reveal untold family connections. But what happens when online ancestry tests reveal more than you had bargained for?

Across six episodes, Jenny Kleeman meets the men and women whose lives changed forever after they opened a box that contained a DNA test. Exposing scandals, upending identities, solving mysteries and delivering life-changing news - Jenny investigates what happens when genealogy, technology and identity collide.

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Questions & Answers

How many episodes are there of The Gift?

There are 8 episodes avaiable of The Gift.

What is The Gift about?

We have categorized The Gift as:

  • Society & Culture
  • Science
  • Documentary
  • Life Sciences

Where can you listen to The Gift?

The Gift is available, among others places, on:

  • Spotify
  • Apple Podcasts
  • Podtail
  • Google Podcasts

When did The Gift start?

The first episode of The Gift that we have available was released 4 September 2023.

Who creates the podcast The Gift?

The Gift is produced and created by BBC Radio 4.