the Lyons Coffee House business, that raised her suspicions? Yes, it turned out to nobody’s surprise except Nigella’s that there were, indeed, Jewish connections. Likewise, Natasha Kaplinsky confirmed something we all knew — if you’re called Kaplinsky and your dad is South African, there’s a good chance his mob pitched up from the Pale. More of a surprise was Olympic rowing star Matthew Pinsent’s ability to trace his roots all the way back to Adam and Eve, and now we learn that EastEnders star June Brown is of semitic stock as well.
The truth is that the world of celebrity is made up of two groups of people — Jews, and Jews who have yet to appear on Who Do You Think You Are? Except Katie Price. She couldn’t possibly be Jewish. Could she?
Dave Gorman: 50 per cent think he’s Jewish