Who’s on Who Do You Think You Are 2017?

The stars and stories in this year’s series are revealed

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Acclaimed genealogy documentary Who Do You Think You Are? returns to BBC1 on Thursday 24th November by exploring the ancestry of EastEnders star Danny Dyer, who has a right royal background that no-one (least of all him) was expecting.

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But which other celebrities will be climbing back through their family trees this year, and what will they find? Have a look below to find out. 

Amanda Holden

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“My grandmother had always said we were French — I would love it to be true,” says actor and presenter Holden as she sets out to trace her ancestry. But while she discovers a Napoleonic soldier who falls in love in a small village across the pond, she also learns of her grandfather’s heartbreaking experiences during the Second World War.