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The 14th series of the original genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are? returns with a star studded list od celebrity guests.

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About the show

Great British Bake Off presenter Paul Hollywood, modelling legend Jerry Hall, Last Tango In Halifax stars Sir Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid, actress Jane Seymour, choirmaster and broadcaster Gareth Malone, stage and television actress Frances de la Tour, news reporter Frank Gardner, BAFTA-award winning writer Mark Gatiss and television presenter Anita Rani all join this series.

Spanning almost a thousand years of history and crossing four continents, the new series follows our 10 household names as they investigate the secrets of their family trees.

Travelling from the Tower of London to the Highlands of Scotland, from Tunisia to Tasmania, from the Punjab in India to the Wild West of America, our intrepid 10 each embark on a journey of discovery as they dig deep into their family ancestry, uncovering a host of hidden pasts and shocking revelations.

Full of heartbreak, laughter, intrigue and surprise, each film captures every step of our celebrity’s mission to learn more about their ancestors’ lives.

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Episode 7, Series 12

Thursday June 28 at 8:30pm

Frank Gardner

Episode 7 | Series 12

Journalist Frank Gardner learns more about his mother's side of the family.

Episode 7, Series 12

Sunday July 1 at 10:00am

Frank Gardner

Episode 7 | Series 12

Journalist Frank Gardner learns more about his mother's side of the family.

Episode 8, Series 12

Thursday July 5 at 8:30pm

Anita Rani

Episode 8 | Series 12

Anita Rani find out what happened to her grandfather during the Partition of India.

Episode 8, Series 12

Sunday July 8 at 9:50am

Anita Rani

Episode 8 | Series 12

Anita Rani find out what happened to her grandfather during the Partition of India.

Episode 9, Series 12

Thursday July 12 at 8:30pm

Mark Gatiss

Episode 9 | Series 12

Actor and writer Mark Gatiss untangles a tale of rags to riches in his family history.

Episode 9, Series 12

Sunday July 15 at 9:55am

Mark Gatiss

Episode 9 | Series 12

Actor and writer Mark Gatiss untangles a tale of rags to riches in his family history.

Episode 10, Series 12

Thursday July 19 at 8:30pm

Frances De La Tour

Episode 10 | Series 12

Frances de la Tour's family tree holds a clue which hints at aristocratic ancestors.

Episode 10, Series 12

Sunday July 22 at 9:55am

Frances De La Tour

Episode 10 | Series 12

Frances de la Tour's family tree holds a clue which hints at aristocratic ancestors.

Episode 1, Series 8

Monday July 23 at 10:45am

Larry Lamb

Episode 1 | Series 8

Actor Larry Lamb was an adult before he discovered that his mother was adopted as a baby and wants to find out about his biological grandparents, as much for his mother's sake as his…

Episode 2, Series 8

Tuesday July 24 at 10:45am

June Brown

Episode 2 | Series 8

Eastender's actor June Brown unravels her Jewish heritage, and discovers how momentous historical events shaped her family's destiny, forcing them to migrate across Europe.

Episode 3, Series 8

Wednesday July 25 at 10:45am

Sebastian Coe

Episode 3 | Series 8

Beginning his search in Cheshire, Seb soon discovers that his family has strong links with Britain's colonial past, and heads to Jamaica and the USA to learn more of their fate.

Episode 4, Series 8

Thursday July 26 at 10:45am

J K Rowling

Episode 4 | Series 8

Beginning her journey into her late mother's French ancestry in Edinburgh, Jo's search takes her from The Savoy in London, to once-bloody battlefields and the back streets of urban…

Episode 1, Series 13

Thursday July 26 at 8:30pm

Danny Dyer

Episode 1 | Series 13

Actor Danny Dyer sets out to discover the history of his family in the East End of London.

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