Joe Sugg – YouTuber, actor, and Strictly Come Dancing finalist – appeared on TV last night from Salisbury.
The internet celebrity recorded an episode of ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ in Salisbury this summer, visiting the cathedral and meeting the Dean of Salisbury, The Very Revd Nicholas Papadopulos.
His sister, social media influencer Zoe Sugg, known as ‘Zoella’, was heavily pregnant during filming, but appears on the programme to conduct some research on their family history from home.
Zoe researches Richard Chapman, their maternal grandfather, tracing the line back to their five-time great grandparents, William Sandford Wapshare and Cooth Anna Austen.
William was the minister at Salisbury’s St Thomas’ Church, which he visits in the episode.
Their grandfather Richard died in September, and the episode is dedicated to him.
The programme aired last night (Tuesday, November 23) on BBC One.
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