CELEBRITY Antiques Road Trip returns tonight with Denise van Outen facing off in a battle against Kelly Brook. Assisting them will be experts Charles Hanson and Tim Medhurst, but how much do we know about them and which other experts will be appearing throughout the series? Here's the lowdown... Charles Hanson Charles chose a career in antiques because he has a love for history and enjoys the drama of an auction. He joined Bargain Hunt back in 2002 and works as an auctioneer. He was one of the four members of the BBC's antiques expert team to release the Christmas single in aid of Children in Need last year. Tim Medhurst Tim is a coin and antiquity dealer, freelance consultant and auctioneer, having begun gaining experience from the age of 17. He formed a passion for coins, antiquities and antiques from a young age. At nine years old his grandmother showed him a Victorian Crown coin she kept in a little music box and he reveals he was hooked! He was the winner of the first … [Read more...] about Who are the Celebrity Antiques Road Trip experts? Charles Hanson and Tim Medhurst guide the celebs on their quest
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WANT to watch your favourite celebrities travelling around the country trying to unearth precious possessions? Well, good news! Celebrity Antiques Road Trip is back for another year and here's the lowdown. What is Celebrity Antiques Road Trip all about? Celebrity Antiques Road Trip is a programme all about antique experts and celebrities road tripping around the UK. Their goal is to find as many treasures as they can. The celebrity who makes the most money from auctioning the treasures they spotted wins. The money is left in the kitty at the end of it all gets donated to the Children In Need charity. When is the show on? Celebrity Antiques Road Trip kicks off on Monday, November 5, 2018 The BBC Two show will air at 7 pm, with each episode being self-contained. The second episode is scheduled for Wednesday, November 7. Meanwhile, episodes three and four will be on your screens on November 14 and November 16 respectively. Exclusive'where is he?' Judge blasts Ant for missing … [Read more...] about What is Celebrity Antiques Road Trip all about, when is it on and who is appearing?
WANT to watch your favourite celebrities travelling around the country trying to unearth precious possessions? Well, good news! Celebrity Antiques Road Trip is back - here's what you need to know. What is Celebrity Antiques Road Trip all about? Celebrity Antiques Road Trip is a programme all about antique experts and celebrities road tripping around the UK. Their goal is to find as many treasures as they can. The celebrity who makes the most money from auctioning the treasures they spotted wins. The money is left in the kitty at the end of it all gets donated to the Children In Need charity. When is the show on? Celebrity Antiques Road Trip kicked off on Monday, November 5, 2018 The BBC Two show will air at 7 pm, with each episode being self-contained. The next episode will air on Wednesday, December 12. Former cricketer David Gower and presenter Nick Hancock will be joining regulars Phil Serrell and David Harper. Sandra’s story Sandra Redknapp's tragic family past … [Read more...] about What is Celebrity Antiques Road Trip about, when is it on and who will be on the show?
An antiques shop failed to flog it when a star from a popular TV show came calling to look for items to buy for an on-air auction. But Judith Brown, owner of Cleadon Antiques & Gifts, still won praise from Charles Hanson for her high-quality goods selection and business success in the age of the internet.Mr Hanson, a presenter of BBC show Antiques Road Trip, visited the shop in Front Street, Cleadon, with his camera team to shoot scenes for a new series to be broadcast in the autumn.The 40-year-old spent around 90 minutes checking out the shop’s wares, but did not make the all-important purchase.He said: “It’s great to see real people selling antiques in real antique shops. In the past 10 years the number of antique rooms has decreased because of the internet.“This has coincided with an increase in interest in antiques, and it’s really good to see that Judith is holding her own and doing well.”Mr Hanson’s visit was his first to Cleadon, but … [Read more...] about BBC show Antiques Road Trip visits village shop to check out its wares
AN expert on Antiques Road Trip has smashed the show’s record after selling an item for a whopping 7,500 per cent profit.Anita Manning picked up an old bronze Buddha at a vintage shop in Kent with the aim of selling it on – but maybe couldn’t have imagined just how successful she would be.The antiques expert came across the item – priced at £85 – at Vintage Curiosities shop in Sandwich.Anita said: “I was drawn to the bronze Buddha in my first shop of the day knowing that the Asian market is strong at the moment.”Antique Buddhas can sell for very high prices – with the right ones fetching sums as high as six-figures.After managing to barter the shopkeeper down to £50, the Buddha was put up for auction.Spotting foreign buyers in the room, which is seen as a good sign, Anita hoped her instinct was right.But even seasoned auction-goers seemed shocked when the bidding began at £1,000 – rising to almost four times that … [Read more...] about Lucky dealer makes 7,500% profit after selling Buddha statue for £3,800 on new Antiques Road Trip series
ANTIQUES Road Trip is back on the road as Britain’s favourite experts compete to make the most money at auction. Next week, Charles Hanson and Anita Manning kick off their scenic adventure in West Scotland, hunting out hidden gems in Glasgow and Hamilton before travelling to Fife, the Scottish Borders, Dumfries, the Lake District, Edinburgh and North Shields. With a starting fund of £200 each, four pairs of rival antiquers go head-to-head to seek out hidden gems and make a profit at auction. Driving the length and breadth of the country in an array of classic cars, the competing experts visit local antique shops as well as historic and cultural sites to learn about the little-known stories behind some of the greatest events in British history. Viewers will follow the eight experts in their quest to make the most profit, with highlights including Catherine Southon and Raj Bisram doing battle over a Georgian ram’s horn snuff mull, and James Braxton and Charlie Ross … [Read more...] about Antiques Road Trip experts back on the road – making a pit stop in Glasgow