Arts > Dance through the past: actor’s hidden history

06 July 2017 | by Lucy Lethbridge

Dance through the past: actor’s hidden history



Now in its fourteenth series, the many delights of Who Do You Think You Are? haven’t dimmed. A celebrity is taken back into the past by historians and genealogists to find out about their ancestors. There are always wild surprises: family myths overturned (or, sometimes, confirmed), people of whom little is known except for a grainy photograph are given life and flesh and larger history is illuminated at the same time.


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