Paul Hollywood is kicking off the new series of Who Do You Think You Are? but who else is coming up after the Bake Off judge? Here’s who else is delving into their family history and when you can watch them…
When? 20th August
Worried that the Polish branch of her family were Holocaust victims, Seymour traces an aunt’s terrifying escape from the Nazis.
When? 27th August
Jacobi had always believed that he was descended from humble stock, so it comes as a surprise when he learns that his ancestors were wealthy and had connections to royalty.
When? 3rd September
Hall discovers that her father’s side of the family were Oldham mill workers. while her mother’s side moved from England to become pioneers in Kentucky.
When? 10th September
Is his passion for music in the genes? His great-great-grandfather performed for George V, but the story doesn’t stop there.
When? 17th September
Despite family rumours of a history in the church, Reid finds out that her great-great-grandfather had
a brush with the law.
When? 24th September
Is it true that his family arrived in Britain with the Normans? Gardner traces his family back to his ten times great-grandfather, a Tudor knight, and beyond…
When? 1st October
Rani travels to India, where she discovers the harrowing story of the maternal grandfather she never met.
When? 8th October
Fantastical tales are in Gatiss’s blood. It transpires that his Northern Irish ancestors were storytellers – but could they also have been vampire slayers?
Frances De La Tour
When? 15th October
Frances chases tantalising clues of aristocratic ancestors, unearthing scandals and secret lovers.
Who Do You Think You Are? continues on Thursdays at 9.00pm on BBC1 and at 10.35pm in Northern Ireland