Monday, 9 July 2018

Who do you think you are

Always hoping to find the story of one of our relatives in Who Do You Think You Are?
But so far no luck....but maybe in this new serie it wil happen......
Who Do You Think You Are? 2018 – celebrities and broadcast dates revealed!
By Rosemary Collins, 4 July 2018 - 10:46am

The wait is over! We reveal the latest famous faces to discover their families' stories as Who Do You Think You Are? ​returns

Broadchurch actor, Olivia Colman, will discover her Indian roots in the series (Credit: Getty Images)

Update: 4 July 2018

Wall to Wall has now announced the full broadcast dates for Who Do You Think You Are?2018. They are:

9 July: Olivia Colman
16 July: Lee Mack
23 July: Boy George
30 July: Shirley Ballas
6 August: Marvin Humes
13 August: Robert 'Judge' Rinder
20 August: Jonnie Peacock

Stars from the worlds of music, comedy, sport, television and film are set to discover their families' stories as BBC One's hit show Who Do You Think You Are?returns for its 15th series.

WDYTYA? production company Wall to Wall revealed today that the show's latest celebrity line-up will consist of eight stars: multi-awarding winning actor Olivia Colman, musician, DJ, fashion designer and British icon Boy George, Strictly Come Dancing's head judge Shirley Ballas, comedian and Not Going Out actor Lee Mack, presenter and former JLS member Marvin Humes, barrister and television personality Robert 'Judge' Rinder, Coronation Street and Our Girl star Michelle Keegan and gold medal winning Paralympian Jonnie Peacock.

The series will start with a standalone episode in early June as Michelle Keegan discovers a suffragette ancestor with connections to Emmeline Pankhurst, in an episode aired as part of the BBC's 'Hear Her' season celebrating the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote.

The rest of the series will follow later this summer, starting with Olivia Colman's episode, which airs at 9pm on BBC One on Monday 9 July.

Fatima Salaria, BBC commissioning editor, called the new series "must see TV at its best".

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