Who Do You Think You Are

Amanda Holden's Emotional Episode Of 'Who Do You Think You Are?' Is A Must Watch

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

Following Danny Dyer’s unforgettable exploration of his family’s history, it was Amanda Holden’s turn in the ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ hot...

Danny Dyer Is Related To Actual Royalty

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Entertainment

Danny Dyer might not have any airs or graces about him, but it’s been revealed that the ‘EastEnders’ star is actually a descendant of royalty. T...

So It Turns Out Danny Dyer Is Related To Royalty

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Entertainment

Danny Dyer may be a “propa nawty” East Ender, but it seems he has some surprising connections to aristocracy. It turns out the ‘EastEnders’ a...

Cherie Blair's Family 'Too Boring' For The BBC

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK

Cherie Blair's family history was deemed "too boring" by genealogists researching for the BBC series 'Who Do You Think You Are?' The long-running s...

BBC Fictionalises Couch Family History for Nigel Havers' Programme

Rachel Wilson-Couch | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Rachel Wilson-Couch

Havers is famous for caddish roles on TV and seemed delighted to make the link with his own great-great-grandfather at the expense of historical fact: "He just couldn't resist it," he states, "bit of a cad really, I've been playing those sort of parts for years."

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Boo Hoo Do You Think You Are

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

We're used to seeing Greg Wallace ooh-ing and aah-ing over a puffy pavlova, a walnut salad, a well-cooked cutlet, but there wasn't much to delight his...

Tonight's TV Pick: Mad Men, Who Do You Think You Are?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Away in Devon bonding with nature for three whole days. It was beautiful, but I did miss my telly. Safely back in the fold, and here are our picks of ...

Which Hollywood Actor Is 'Proud' Of Family's IRA Past?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Hollywood actor Martin Sheen has declared himself proud of his uncle's IRA past. The star said he was also relieved to discover that his mother's b...

Who Do You Think You Are?

Andrew Wigley | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK
Andrew Wigley

"Who Do You Think You Are" not only shines a light on an individual's family fortunes it also showcases the repositories of celebrities' secrets, the UK's network of libraries and archives. And the crown jewel in that network is the National Archives, in my book one of our greatest and yet unsung institutions.