Jill Dando introduces a special edition to celebrate the programme's
21st anniversary. Antiques experts talk about what it's like to work on the Roadshow, in conversation with a host of celebrity fans, including Lesley Joseph , Claire Rayner , Michael Parkinson , Anna Ford ,
Adam Faith , Alan Coren , Peter Bowles , Jenny Agutterand Dorothy
Tutin. Plus LarsTharpand Hilary Kayvisitthe American and Swedish Roadshows while
Nanette Newman and husband
Bryan Forbesgo behind scenes at a recording of the programme. See today's choices. Producer Paul O'Dell
Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Digitalwidescreen Subtitled ... Antiques Roadshow: the Next Generation, Sunday 27 at 6.15pm
♦ See Factual: page 9
New series Gifts from prisoners of war to locals are on display when the show visits Portmeirion in North Wales. There are also some of the most intricate mosaics ever seen on the show, and we meet the first contender for
Champion Collector of the UK. Michael Aspel hosts. Producer Michele Burgess ; Series editor Simon Shaw
BBC ANTIQUES ROADSHOW MAGAZINE: on sale from 2 September, L2.50 Top collectables: page 31
New series. Samares Manor in Jersey is the first stop on another tour for Fiona Bruce and the team. Objects from Japan, South Africa, Egypt, America and France come under scrutiny, including one of the most expensive watches seen on the show. Producer Michele Burgess ; Series editor Simon Shaw Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
WHY I LOVE ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: radiotimes.com/antiques-roadshow BBC HOMES & ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: out monthly, price £3.40 Have you got one of these?: page 14
New series Fiona Bruce recalls some of the most memorable moments from past editions of the show. Tonight she's joined by former host Hugh Scully to look at the most expensive items that have come to light. Continues weeknights 6.30pm. Series producer Nicola Lafferty Tales of the unexpected: page 35; Fiona Bruce photo gallery: www.radiotimes.com/antiques-roadshow
The people of Islington in north London bring their treasures to the first
Roadshow of the new series, where the familiar team of experts encounter surprising extremes - from a chocolate
Easter egg from the 1940s, to jewelled eggs by the great
Russian jeweller Faberge. And there's the owner of the Chinese armorial plate who finds she has the most valuable dinner service ever encountered on the show.
Introduced by Hugh Scully. Producer Christopher Lewis
● MAGAZINE: the Antiques Roadshow Collection, a magazine series compiled by the team of experts in 15 weekly parts, is available from newsagents.
£ 1.50. Part 1 comes with a free binder. ● ANTIQUES: page 30
● PICTURE STORY: page 107 ● CEEFAX SUBTITLES
On the lawns of Bodnant Garden in north Wales, items include a tea service made for a maharajah and designs for the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Producer Michele Burgess : Series editor Simon Shaw
Signed repeat tomorrow at 1.10am Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel BBC HOMES & ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: out monthly, price E3.40 Gallery/venues: www.radiotimes.com/antiques-roadshow
The silver anniversary series opens at St George's Hall in Liverpool. The items on display include a light fitting from Hitler's chancellery, a tie-pin commemorating the death of Nelson, a fine picture frame and the rarest of rare teapots. There's also the first opportunity to vote for favourite clips from the Roadshow archive. Presented by Michael Aspel. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis www.bbc.co.uk/antiques/roadshow/
Repeated with sign language on Tuesday at 1.35am BBCi: special interactive features are available to digital satellite viewers
The team are at Althorp, the Spencer family home, where a valuable writing desk found in a coal shed, a sword that fought in the English Civil War, and an important painting found on a tip are among the finds. Presented by Fiona Bruce. Producer Michele Burgess ; Series editor Simon Shaw
Signed repeat tomorrow at 2.20am Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel BBC HOMES & ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: out monthly, price £3.40 www.radiotimes.com/antiques-roadshow
New series The team are at the atmospheric ruins of Bolton Abbey, near Skipton in North
Yorkshire, as new presenter Fiona Bruce takes up the reins. Among the objects uncovered by the experts are a lambing chair and an unloved trinket which elicits the magic word "Faberge" from Geoffrey Munn. Plus Fiona gets beginner's tips from Roadshow veteran Eric Knowles. Producer Michele Burgess ; Series editor Simon Shaw
Signed repeat tomorrow at 2.10am Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel BBC HOMES & ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: out monthly, price r3.40 Cover story: page 12; Gallery and list of venues: www.radiotimes.com/antiques-roadshow
A series retrospective, including a mouldy painting bought for El that sparked a bidding war. With Michael Aspel. Antiques Roadshow returns in September.
Producer Michele Burgess ; Series editor Simon Shaw Thoroughly Modem Antiques is on Tuesday on BBC4 at 8.30pm
As he hosts his final edition, Michael reveals surprising updates on some of the most exciting objects featured during his eight years with the series.
Producer Trevor Hill Signed rpt Wednesday. 1.10am (HD) BBC HOMES & ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: out monthly, price E3.30 End of the road: p34; www.radiotimes.com/antiques-roadshow
rhe team visits Chester Cathedral , where they jiscover the smallest and most valuable pieces Df furniture seen on the show and some jewels smuggled out of pre-Revolution Russia sewn into the hem of a dress. Presented by Fiona Bruce. Producer Michele Burgess ; Series editor Simon Shaw
Signed repeat tomorrow at 2.05am Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel Gallery/venues: www.radiotimes.com/antiques-roadshow
In Blackpool, the team values a Bible with handwritten extracts by Charlotte Bronte, powerful images drawn under fire by a war artist, while a boot sale brooch makes the owner want to scream with delight when she hears the valuation.
Producer Michele Burgess ; Series editor Simon Shaw Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel WHY I LOVE....: radiotimes.com/antiques-roadshow
The second of two shows from the gardens of Penshurst Place, Kent, where finds include a tin-plate toy boat, a rare paper toy and a pair of cufflinks by a famous French maker. Last in the series. With Hugh Scully. See Choice.
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Tonight s show comes from
Dover in Kent, where the discoveries include a painting by Walter Sickert. See today's choices.
Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer
Christopher Lewis ♦ See Antiques: page 36
On a second visit to Bletchley Park near Milton Keynes , finds include an ornate vase only saved at the last minute from the dishwasher, a striking art deco brooch and a teddy bear with a secret story - and a surprise valuation. Presented by Fiona Bruce. Producer Michele Burgess ; Series editor Simon Shaw Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
BBC HOMES & ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: out monthly, price E3.60
New series Michael Aspel and the experts visit the gardens of Sudeley Castle in Gloucestershire as they return with a new run of the Sunday evening stalwart. They find a regulator clock of the finest quality, a sapphire pendant, and a native American pouch traded with a dentist by the Cligatac Indians in exchange for pulling teeth.
Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis Repeated with sign language Wednesday 4.05am (S) (W) www.bbc.co.uk/antiques BBC HOMES & ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: L2.95. September edition out now, which includes a special Restoration magazine to accompany the BBC2 series Tips for future treasures: page 26
Michael Aspel marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar with a visit to HMS Victory, from
- which Admiral Nelson won arguably Britain's greatest maritime battle, yet lost his life. Recent roadshow finds include scrimshaw-decorated ostrich eggs carved by a member of Nelson's crew, and a box made of debris taken from the battleship following the great conflict. Inside Antiques follows at 7.35pm on BBC4. Producer Michele Burgess ; Series producer Simon Shaw
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Hugh Scully and the antiques experts return with the travelling series thatjudges the age and value of family treasures.
Today's show comes from the Historic Dockyard in Portsmouth, and, appropriately, the items evaluated include a letter written by Horatio Nelsonjust a year before he died.
There's also a set of salts, or containers, designed around 1870 by Christopher Dresser , and an ornate cameo bracelet, both bought forvery little and given surprising valuations. Plus David Battie talks about his passion for collecting broken plates and whether it's worth repairing them. See today's choices.
Executive producer Christopher Lewis
* Hidden Treasures: page 25
Michael Aspel and the team return for the show's 24th series, beginning their travels with a visit to Buxton in Derbyshire, which was previously visited during the very first series in 1978. Among today's finds are a pair of pistols, an portrait of a young girl by the Scottish artist
John Graham Gilbert , a bright yellow diamond ring worth in the region of L10,000, and a valuable Steiff teddy bear.
Producer Michele Burgess : Executive producer Christopher Lewis (S) (W) BBC HOMES AND ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: price L2.80, available monthly. A timeless treasure: page 10