Jerry Hall discovers family roots in Oldham in new series of Who Do You Think You Are?

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by David Prior

American actress Jerry Hall will trace her roots back to Oldham in the new series of Who Do You Think You Are?, which returns to BBC One this summer.

Mick Jagger's former wife joins a host of new faces to delve into their family trees.

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Last Tango In Halifax stars Sir Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid will also appear in the Wall to Wall production, as will Great British Bake off presenter Paul Hollywood, actress Jane Seymour, choirmaster and broadcaster Gareth Malone, stage and television actress Frances de la Tour, news reporter Frank Gardner, actor and writer Mark Gatiss and television presenter Anita Rani.

Executive producer Colette Flight, said: “Who Do You Think You Are? is back with another fantastic line-up of much-loved faces, uncovering hidden history by bringing our celebrities’ ancestors to life.

"Following our best-known stars on their personal journey into their family trees reveals extraordinary stories, sometimes tragic, sometimes funny, but always compelling.”

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