Perhaps the jokey series title ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ is a bit obscure for Phillip Mildenhall (Letters, October 21).

Would he have ‘got it’ with a pedestrian title such as ‘Meet My Ancestors’?

Speaking of her family, Dame Judi herself said of the Shakespeare revelation, “I am going to bore the pants off them with this!” I should hope so, Judi. Thank you so much for sharing such a wonderful and personal moment with us.

Quentin Macdonald, Church Lane, Nether Poppleton, York