Ireland looms large for Melanie Chisholm and Paddy McGuinness in new series of BBC One's Who Do You Think You Are?

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The Spice Girls' Melanie Chisholm and presenter and comedian Paddy McGuinness will discover more about their Irish roots in the new series of BBC One's Who Do You Think You Are? this summer.

Announcing the line-up for the new series, the BBC said: "Presenter, actor and comedian Paddy McGuinness discovers his grandfather's crucial role during World War Two and investigates his McGuinness surname in Ireland, discovering he nearly wasn't a McGuinness at all."

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"Former Spice Girl and musical artist Melanie Chisholm (Mel C) unearths a political activist and the story of how her family survived the Great Famine in Ireland," the BBC continued.

Also appearing in the new series will be Line of Duty star Vicky McClure, singer Olly Murs, former EastEnders star and Strictly Come Dancing champion Rose Ayling-Ellis, reality star Gemma Collins and Olympic gold medal winner Jessica Ennis-Hill.

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