This week sees the start of the fifth series of the BBC's Who Do You Think You Are?. This popular genealogy television program features both celebrities and genealogy. It has proven to be quite a hit.
You can read my many past articles about this television program at http://tinyurl.com/6ruez7.
U.K. celebrities featured in past shows have included Julian Clary, Jeremy Paxman, Stephen Fry, Barbara Windsor, Bill Oddie, Jeremy Irons, Nigella Lawson and Jeremy Clarkson. The one-hour shows will feature Patsy Kensit in the first show of the new season, followed by Boris Johnson the next week. Later shows will feature Esther Rantzen and Jerry Springer.
A note to American readers: those names may not be familiar to Americans but are all well-known in the U.K. Hmmm, that last name sounds familiar, however.
You can read more at http://www.bbc.co.uk/familyhistory.