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Pirates-of-the-Caribbean-Star Geoffrey Rush is inspired by his German ancestors

On Thursday/Friday, 25/26 May 2017, "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" starts in cinemas. Again, Geoffrey Rush can be seen as Captain Hector Barbossa. In 2015, Beyond History had the pleasure to research the Northern German ancestors of the Australian actor for "Who Do You Think You Are?" Soon afterwards, the shooting of the newest Caribbean-adventure started.

05/23/2017

Liv Tyler at “Who Do You Think You Are?” USA

After the episode on Noah Wyle was broadcast on 26 March, TLC now airs Liv Tylers trip into her family history on Monday, 24 April 2017 at 10/9c. The actress is the second person in this season of “Who Do You Think You Are?” we did research for. Unfortunately our research on a pastor’s family in Wertheim, Germany didn’t make it into the episode, but we are still very excited.

04/20/2017

Noah Wyle at “Who Do You Think You Are?” USA

The American TV network TLC broadcasts new episodes of „Who Do You Think You Are?“. The first show, aired on 5 March, unraveld the family history of Courtney Cox. Julie Bowen and Jennifer Grey followed. Further Stars will be Jessica Biel, Smokey Robinson, John Stamos, Liv Tyler and Noah Wyle. For two of these celebrities we did background Research.

03/22/2017

Geoffrey Rush receives Berlinale Camera

Saturday, 11. February 2017, Geoffrey Rush presents his newest film at Berlinale, the 67th Berlin International Film Festival, and receives one of three Berlinale Cameras. It is presented since 1986 to personalities and institutions to which it feels particularly indebted. Rush starred in eight films presented at the Berlin International Film Festival over the years.

02/11/2017

Genealogy on German TV

We are on television again! The topic is amateur and professional genealogy. There will be an about 5 minute long contribution on German TV channel n-tv on 12 January 2017 at 6:35 p.m. in the program “Ratgeber”. We are very excited to see, what has become of the day of shooting in November.

01/10/2017

TV production in Hamburg Part 2

When Geoffrey Rush was asked if he wanted to take part in the Australian show „Who Do You Think You Are?“, there was not a moment of hesitation. A packed calendar delayed the cooperation, but in 2014, finally, it happened. He only had a vague idea about German ancestors on his mother’s side, but what we found out he would never have expected.

 

08/04/2015

TV production in Hamburg

On the set with an Australian TV production in Hamburg’s beautiful Speicherstadt. But who is Andrea Bentschneider talking to? More information to follow – in August 2015!

11/14/2014

The Danish emigrants in Hamburg in the 19th century

In mid-June Andrea Bentschneider had the pleasure of meeting the famous Danish travel journalist Poul Husted in Hamburg. She answered all his questions on the topic of Danish emigrants in Hamburg. They also visited the Emigration Museum Ballinstadt together.

07/01/2014

We launch our new website

Coinciding with our 10-year anniversary we launch our new Beyond History website with a new look and more information. Enjoy exploring our website.

07/01/2014