Who Do You Think You Are? 2019 line up of celebrities and schedule

Who Do You Think You Are? air date and line up of celebs

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The celebrity line up for Who Do You Think You Are? in 2019 has been announced - here's all you need to know.

The genealogy show returns for a sixteenth series this summer on BBC One with a brand new star studded line-up from the worlds of TV, sport, music, comedy and dance.

In each episode, a celebrity traces their family tree and a host of names have signed up to explore their ancestry in 2019.

Who Do You Think You Are 2019 line up

Those taking part this year include Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet, Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe, music manager and former X Factor judge Sharon Osbourne, James Bond actress Naomie Harris and reality star turned TV presenter Mark Wright.

Also signed up are comedians Katherine Ryan and Paul Merton, regular team captain on Have I Got News For You.

Plus, in a first for the show, Jack Whitehall and his dad Michael Whitehall will take part together in a joint episode.

Across the new series, one celebrity is shocked to find about an ancestor who was burned at the stake while another discovers a musical assault involving a banjo.

The stars travel the world from Sweden to Spain, Jamaica to the United States to trace their family tree.

Who Do You Think You Are? air date and schedule

Who Do You Think You Are? airs on Monday nights at 9PM on BBC One. The current series has eight episodes.

Actor Daniel Radcliffe starred in the first episode of the new series on Monday, July 22.

Episode 2 on Monday, July 29 featured actress Naomie Harris.

Episode 3 on August 5 featured Jack and Michael Whitehall.

Episode 4 on August 12 follows Kate Winslet.

Episode 5 on August 19 will follow Katherine Ryan.

Episode 6 on August 26 features Paul Merton.

You can watch online and stream episodes on catch up via the BBC iPlayer.

Production company Wall to Wall's executive producer Colette Flight said: "We're delighted to have this incredible line-up of stars and to have captured these journeys of discovery as they explore their extraordinary family trees.

"What they uncover is revelatory, moving, often funny and always fascinating. Many of our celebrities' ancestors were caught up in momentous historical events which we are covering for the first time in the series."

BBC Commission Editor Abigail Priddle added: "I'm thrilled that the BAFTA winning Who Do You Think You Are? is returning to BBC One, now in its sixteenth series and with another amazing line up of celebrities who will be delving into their ancestry, it promises to be a real treat for viewers."

Who Do You Think You Are? airs on BBC One.

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