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Who Do You Think You Are? 2023 start date and line up for new series on BBC One

Who Do You Think You Are? air date confirmed for new series

Who Do You Think You Are? is back for a new series in 2023 – when does it start on TV?

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The hit genealogy show first debuted in 2004 and features a line-up of famous faces from the worlds of TV, sport, music, comedy and dance.

In every episode, one celebrity will be followed as they trace their family tree with often surprising results.

Who Do You Think You Are? Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Who Do You Think You Are? Andrew Lloyd Webber. Credit: BBC/Wall to Wall/Stephen Perry

A brand new series is on its way to BBC One soon – here’s all you need to know!

When does Who Do You Think You Are? start?

Who Do You Think You Are? will be back with new episodes on Thursday, 1 June 2023 at 9PM on BBC One.

The series is the twentieth to air so far and will run for nine episodes.

As well as watching on TV you can watch episodes online as they air via the BBC iPlayer.

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The celebrities taking part in the new series include Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Claire Foy, Emily Atack, Bear Grylls and Chris Ramsey.

Joining them are Kevin Clifton, Dev Griffin, Chris & Xand van Tulleken and Lesley Manville.

The opening episode features Andrew Lloyd Webber is a global superstar of musical theatre. He is astonished to uncover stories from his family’s history that uncannily parallel his own life, including an ancestor with a famous cello-playing brother.

For now, you can also watch online and stream last series on catch up via the BBC iPlayer.

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The most recent season saw Sue Perkins, Richard Osman, Matt Lucas, Anna Maxwell Martin and Ralf Little explore their ancestry.

Past series have featured the likes of 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.

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