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Who Do You Think You Are?

Celebrities trace their family trees, discovering surprises from their past.

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Series 18: 6. Joe Sugg

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 18: 6. Joe Sugg

YouTuber and actor Joe Sugg uncovers some incredible stories in his family tree, with a little help along the way from fellow social media star and big sister, Zoe. Joe, very ap ...

08-07-2024

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Series 18: 3. Alex Scott

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 18: 3. Alex Scott

Presenter and former footballer Alex Scott delves into both sides of her family history. Having known nothing of her Jewish ancestry on her mum’s side, Alex is proud to di ...

12-06-2024

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Series 19: 5. Ralf Little

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 19: 5. Ralf Little

Death in Paradise star Ralf Little leaves the sun-drenched Caribbean well behind as he heads to the Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland to investigate his grandfather ...

24-05-2024

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Series 18: 5. Pixie Lott

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 18: 5. Pixie Lott

Singer-songwriter and talent show judge Pixie Lott hopes to confirm a family story that she has Italian ancestry from Verona, but instead discovers ancestors battling poverty an ...

23-05-2024

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Series 16: 8. Mark Wright

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 16: 8. Mark Wright

Intrigued by family stories from his granddad Eddie, former TOWIE star and presenter Mark Wright investigates his dad’s side of the family. Discovering Sephardi Jewish anc ...

22-05-2024

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Series 16: 7. Sharon Osbourne

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 16: 7. Sharon Osbourne

Sharon Osbourne is open about her less-than-idyllic childhood and her remote relationship with her mother, but as she delves into her maternal family history and uncovers the di ...

21-05-2024

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Series 20: 1. Andrew Lloyd Webber

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 20: 1. Andrew Lloyd Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber is a global superstar of musical theatre, still writing and producing blockbuster shows. He has also combined his nose for business with his love of architec ...

20-05-2024

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Series 15: 6. Marvin Humes

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 15: 6. Marvin Humes

DJ, presenter and former member of boy band JLS, Marvin Humes delves into his Jamaican and his English heritage, and finds exceptional stories on both sides of the family. \n\nD ...

09-04-2024

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Series 18: 1. Josh Widdicombe

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 18: 1. Josh Widdicombe

Comedian Josh Widdicombe embarks on a rollercoaster ride through his extraordinary family history. After a less than promising start with an ancestor who was cut out of the fami ...

23-01-2024

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Series 19: 3. Matt Lucas

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 19: 3. Matt Lucas

Comedian, presenter and actor Matt Lucas had an exceptionally close bond with his late grandmother, Margot, who came to the UK in 1939 as a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany. Mat ...

25-09-2023

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Series 16: 5. Katherine Ryan

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 16: 5. Katherine Ryan

Canadian comedian Katherine Ryan’s investigation of her family history leads her to a Methodist minister and his family in colonial Nova Scotia, cod traders in Newfoundlan ...

18-09-2023

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Series 15: 5. Shirley Ballas

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 15: 5. Shirley Ballas

Strictly Come Dancing's head judge Shirley Ballas investigates a family story that her maternal great-grandmother abandoned her husband and children for a more exciting life in ...

15-09-2023

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Series 17: 4. Ruth Jones

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 17: 4. Ruth Jones

Actor and writer Ruth Jones - Nessa from Gavin and Stacey - investigates her Welsh family’s history. On her mum’s side, she discovers that her great-great-great-gran ...

12-09-2023

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Series 15: 4. Boy George

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 15: 4. Boy George

Iconic pop star Boy George grew up in south London in an Irish family. George expects to find a lot of sadness in his family tree. He knows that his maternal grandmother was fou ...

11-09-2023

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Series 15: 8. Jonnie Peacock

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 15: 8. Jonnie Peacock

Paralympic gold medal winner Jonnie Peacock was named for his maternal grandad, who died the year before he was born. Like Jonnie, his grandad was a sportsman - an excellent ama ...

11-09-2023

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Series 15: 1. Michelle Keegan

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 15: 1. Michelle Keegan

Our Girl actress Michelle Keegan uncovers some exceptional women on her family tree. On her mother's side Michelle discovers that her Gibraltarian great-grandmother Leonor had t ...

04-09-2023

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Series 15: Episode 3

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 15: Episode 3

Comedian Lee Mack was born Lee McKillop in the north of England, just like his McKillop great-grandfather, who was also a comedian, known as Billy Mac. Lee has a few playbills f ...

30-08-2023

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Series 17: 4. Liz Carr

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 17: 4. Liz Carr

Silent Witness actor Liz Carr gets forensic about her family history. She investigates a rumour that an ancestor was involved in some sort of assault, discovering that her pater ...

10-08-2023

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Series 19: 2. Richard Osman

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 19: 2. Richard Osman

Quiz show presenter and crime writer Richard Osman delves into his Brighton roots and is astonished to discover that one of his ancestors turned amateur sleuth and ended up enta ...

03-08-2023

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Series 20: 9. Lesley Manville

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 20: 9. Lesley Manville

Actor Lesley Manville never knew much about her grandparents but wants to get to the bottom of family rumours surrounding her mum’s side of the family. Despite living in a ...

01-08-2023

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Series 20: 8. Chris Ramsey

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 20: 8. Chris Ramsey

Comedian Chris Ramsey draws huge audiences to his live comedy shows and also presents a podcast and TV show with his wife Rosie about the trials and tribulations of being marrie ...

25-07-2023

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Series 20: 7. Dev Griffin

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 20: 7. Dev Griffin

Born to an Irish mum and a Jamaican dad, Dev Griffin grew up feeling he didn’t fit in either community. He hopes discovering more about his ancestors will help him strengt ...

19-07-2023

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Series 20: 6. Emily Atack

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 20: 6. Emily Atack

Comedian and actor Emily Atack knows she is from a long line of larger-than-life entertainers. Her mum is singer, actor and comedian Kate Robbins and Paul McCartney is Emily&rsq ...

12-07-2023

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Series 20: 5. Chris And Xand Van Tulleken

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 20: 5. Chris And Xand Van Tulleken

Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken are identical twins, medical doctors and science broadcasters. They grew up in London, surrounded by old paintings and documents commemoratin ...

05-07-2023

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Series 20: 4. Kevin Clifton

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 20: 4. Kevin Clifton

Kevin Clifton came to fame as a dancer on Strictly, eventually winning the series with his partner in dance – and now in life – Stacey Dooley. Known on set as &lsquo ...

28-06-2023

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Series 20: 4. Bear Grylls

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 20: 4. Bear Grylls

As an adventurer, wilderness expert and chief scout, Bear Grylls has travelled to some of the most hostile environments in the world, sharing his survival secrets with audiences ...

21-06-2023

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Series 20: 2. Claire Foy

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 20: 2. Claire Foy

Actress Claire Foy is best known for playing the young Queen Elizabeth in The Crown. Having enjoyed researching the lives of her onscreen characters, she’s now looking for ...

14-06-2023

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Series 18: 2. Dame Judi Dench

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 18: 2. Dame Judi Dench

Shakespearean actor, movie star and national treasure Dame Judi Dench's journey begins with her father Reginald Dench, who never spoke of his experiences during the First World ...

07-03-2023

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Series 19: 4. Anna Maxwell Martin

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 19: 4. Anna Maxwell Martin

Being a mum is a massive part of Motherland star Anna Maxwell Martin’s life. She is interested in what kinds of parents there were in the family before her, and how this h ...

29-06-2022

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Series 19: 1. Sue Perkins

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 19: 1. Sue Perkins

It's not surprising that Sue Perkins finds plenty of humour in her family tree, even in the poignant stories of an orphaned grandfather and a great-grandfather interned as an en ...

08-06-2022

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Series 8: 1. June Brown

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 8: 1. June Brown

Celebrities trace their family trees to reveal the lives of their ancestors and explore major themes in British social history.\n\nNational treasure June Brown leads the way as ...

04-04-2022

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Series 17: 1. Jodie Whittaker

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 17: 1. Jodie Whittaker

Doctor Who and Broadchurch actor Jodie Whittaker investigates her family history. On her dad’s side, she looks into a romantic story she has been told about how her belove ...

16-02-2022

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Series 16: 6. Paul Merton

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 16: 6. Paul Merton

Comedian Paul Merton was very close to his late mum, and he knows that her Irish parents died when she was very young. Her father was a shadowy figure said to have been lost at ...

09-02-2022

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Series 17: 2. David Walliams

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 17: 2. David Walliams

Actor, comedian, talent show judge and children’s author David Walliams delves into his family history. First, he learns of his paternal great-grandfather’s prolonge ...

17-01-2022

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Series 18: 7. Ed Balls

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 18: 7. Ed Balls

Ed Balls, former Labour politician, sequinned Strictly dancer and TV presenter, grew up in a family that wanted to make the world a better place. His mother Carolyn’s deme ...

17-12-2021

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Series 18: 4. Joe Lycett

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 18: 4. Joe Lycett

Comedian and presenter Joe Lycett manages to find humour everywhere, but apart from his Edwardian great grandad – a member of the Royal Antediluvian Order of the Buffaloes ...

25-11-2021

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Series 13: 1. Danny Dyer

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 13: 1. Danny Dyer

EastEnders actor Danny Dyer hopes that he will 'freak a few people out' with his family history. Danny sets out to discover the history of his tough working-class family in the ...

06-09-2021

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Series 16: 1. Daniel Radcliffe

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 16: 1. Daniel Radcliffe

Actor Daniel Radcliffe discovers that the Hatton Garden robbery of his great-grandfather’s jewellery business was far more dark and dramatic than he ever imagined, while a ...

13-08-2021

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Series 15: 2. Olivia Colman

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 15: 2. Olivia Colman

Actress Olivia Colman claims to be 'the least adventurous person I know.' As for her ancestors, apart from a rumour that there was a Frenchwoman somewhere in her family tree, Ol ...

14-07-2021

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Series 15: 7. Robert Rinder

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 15: 7. Robert Rinder

Robert 'Judge' Rinder follows the story of his grandfather, a Holocaust survivor, hearing first-hand testimony of the horror of Nazi forced labour camps as well as of the hope o ...

25-08-2020

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Series 11: 10. Twiggy

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 11: 10. Twiggy

Celebrity genealogy series. Twiggy grew up in a close-knit family in London, but her mother told her almost nothing about her relations, not even her grandmother's name.

07-11-2019

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Series 11 - Billy Connolly

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 11 - Billy Connolly

Celebrity genealogy series. Scottish comedian and actor Billy Connolly travels to India in the footsteps of his army ancestors and makes an extraordinary discovery.

06-11-2019

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Series 11 - Reggie Yates

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 11 - Reggie Yates

Celebrity genealogy series. Presenter and DJ Reggie Yates unravels a complex family history where Ghanaian culture and British colonialism collide.

05-11-2019

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Series 11 - Martin Shaw

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 11 - Martin Shaw

Celebrity genealogy series. Actor Martin Shaw investigates the story of his grandfather, Edwin Shaw, who walked out on his family when Martin's father was just a boy.

04-11-2019

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Series 11 - Mary Berry

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 11 - Mary Berry

Celebrity genealogy series. Bake Off star Mary Berry believes she inherits her energy from her father and sets off on a journey to find out more about his family.

26-09-2019

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Series 11 - Sheridan Smith

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 11 - Sheridan Smith

Celebrity genealogy series. Actress Sheridan Smith is keen to know where her musical talent comes from and is soon hot on the trail of her great-great-grandfather.

20-09-2019

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Series 11 - Brendan O'carroll

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 11 - Brendan O'carroll

Celebrity genealogy series. Brendan O'Carroll ditches his alter ego Mrs Brown to turn detective, as he attempts to discover who murdered his grandfather.

19-09-2019

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Series 11 - Tamzin Outhwaite

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 11 - Tamzin Outhwaite

Celebrity genealogy series. Tamzin Outhwaite journeys into her Italian past to uncover the rags-to-riches tale of her great-grandfather Adelmo.

18-09-2019

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Series 11 - Brian Blessed

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 11 - Brian Blessed

Celebrity genealogy series. Actor Brian Blessed has always loved his unusual name - but has no idea where his Blessed ancestors came from.

17-09-2019

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Series 11 - Julie Walters

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 11 - Julie Walters

Celebrity genealogy series. Actress and national treasure Julie Walters follows her roots back to rural Ireland on the trail of her great grandfather.

16-09-2019

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Annie Lennox

Who Do You Think You Are? - Annie Lennox

30-10-2014

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Series 9: 3. Patrick Stewart

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 9: 3. Patrick Stewart

Sir Patrick Stewart's memory of his late father, Alfred Stewart, is scarred by recollections of domestic abuse. In this deeply personal and moving film, Patrick investigates his ...

29-10-2014

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Series 8 - Robin Gibb

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 8 - Robin Gibb

Celebrity genealogy series. Bee Gee Robin Gibb discovers a tale of poverty as he finds out how his great-grandfather overcame the odds to become a decorated soldier.

22-10-2014

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Series 8 - Sebastian Coe

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 8 - Sebastian Coe

Celebrity genealogy series. Sebastian Coe sets out to discover if there is any truth in his grandmother's claims that the family's origins were once quite grand.

21-10-2014

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Series 7 - Monty Don

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 7 - Monty Don

Gardener Monty Don traces his family tree. His efforts lead him to a port near Anglesey, where he learns of a national disaster that ended in a family tragedy.

20-10-2014

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Series 8 - Len Goodman

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 8 - Len Goodman

Celebrity genealogy series. Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman investigates his mother's family, and looks into the mystery of an ancestor's descent into poverty.

17-10-2014

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Series 8 - Emilia Fox

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 8 - Emilia Fox

Celebrity genealogy series. Emilia Fox sets out to learn how far back her acting roots go, and uncovers an extraordinary rags-to-riches tale about a Victorian ancestor.

16-10-2014

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Series 8 - Alan Carr

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 8 - Alan Carr

Celebrity genealogy series. Alan Carr explores his family's connection to football and his grandfather's brush with fame, before investigating a mysterious name change.

15-10-2014

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Series 7 - Rupert Everett

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 7 - Rupert Everett

Actor Rupert Everett traces his family tree to explore the lives of his ancestors, wanting to find out in particular why his grandfather Cyril was in Nigeria.

14-10-2014

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Series 7 - Bruce Forsyth

Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 7 - Bruce Forsyth

Celebrity genealogy series. Entertainer Bruce Forsyth travels to America to investigate claims that his great-grandfather was married to two women at once.

13-10-2014

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