Which celebrities are coming up in Who Do You Think You Are?

Here's when you can see the family stories of Jerry Hall, Derek Jacobi, Mark Gatiss and Gareth Malone and more...

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…

Jane Seymour

When? 20th August

Worried that the Polish branch of her family were Holocaust victims, Seymour traces an aunt’s terrifying escape from the Nazis. 


 

Derek Jacobi

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. 


Jerry Hall 

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.


 

Gareth Malone

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. 


 

Anne Reid

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. 


 

Frank Gardner

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… 


 

Anita Rani

When? 1st October

 

Rani travels to India, where she discovers the harrowing story of the maternal grandfather she never met. 

 

Mark Gatiss

 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

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