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Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 10 months

Jay Blades examines the evolution of modern transport through archive footage and three Repair Shop restorations: a penny-farthing bicycle, a tram seat and a speedometer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One South EastLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 11 months

Jay Blades tells the story of how mid-century furniture continues to influence the modern day home by revealing the history behind three classic pieces repaired in the barn. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & LincsLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 11 months

Jay Blades uses three repairs – a butter churn, spinning wheel and a set of ploughing trophies – and some fascinating archive to trace the changing face of rural life in the UK. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 11 months

Jay Blades investigates the UK’s espionage history through eye-opening archive and three items restored in the barn, including a teapot linked to undercover operatives. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 11 months

Jay Blades investigates the place of musical instruments in modern life by revisiting three barn repairs, including a bass owned by a member of Hot Chocolate. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 11 months

Jay Blades delves into the UK’s maritime history through eye-opening archive and three memorable items from the Repair Shop: a ditty box, a teddy and a book of cuttings about Captain Scott. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 11 months

Jay Blades uses archive and three repairs – a centuries-old clock, a toy and a clocking on machine – to explore how the invention of clockwork continues to influence modern life Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 11 months

Jay Blades explores the legacy of the First World War in the UK by delving deeper into three restorations: some bagpipes, a soldier’s wire cutters and two RAF mascots. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 10 months

Jay Blades revisits three repairs - a watch, a swagger stick and a belt - that tell heroic stories from the Second World War that still resonate today. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 10 months

Jay Blades revisits three repairs – a polyphon, a gramophone and a transistor radio – to show how modern music has been influenced by vintage music players. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 10 months

Jay Blades revists three repairs – a cash register, a camera and a calculator - to show how they helped shape the modern digital world we enjoy today. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 11 months

Jay Blades delves deeper into three repairs to show how items have shaped the way we live now. Today, a rocking horse, a teddy and a bike help reveal the story of our toys. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 11 months

Jay Blades delves deeper into classic repairs. Today, three unique items help tell the story of how Brits kept the home fires burning during the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One YorkshireLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 11 months

Jay Blades looks back at three repairs that help show how immigration has shaped the UK: a pump organ from the Caribbean, a barber’s pole with Cypriot links and an Iraqi samovar. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 11 months

With the help of archive, Jay Blades reveals how three inventions restored in the barn – a magic lantern, a projector and a mutoscope – influenced modern TV and film technology. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

The Bidding Room

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Channel IslandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

The dealers bid on a Hornby train set, some crystalware and a catalogue from an auction to raise money for the families of the victims of the Titanic disaster. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Havers
Consultant:
Simon Bower
Series Producer:
Claire Egerton-Jones
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

The Bidding Room

Series 1

Episode 8

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Channel IslandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Five dealers compete to buy today’s items: some pottery saved from the tip, two unusual fire screens, a mirror and an industrial fire extinguisher. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Havers
Consultant:
Simon Bower
Series Producer:
Claire Egerton-Jones
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

The Bidding Room

Series 1

Episode 10

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

The dealers compete to buy a model spitfire, a pair of gilt cherubs, two ancient Celtic stone heads and a retro pub sign from a West Midland brewery. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Havers
Consultant:
Simon Bower
Series Producer:
Claire Egerton-Jones
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

The Bidding Room

Series 1

Episode 9

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Nigel stands on seller Chris as he lies on the bed of nails he wants to sell to one of the dealers. Some Japanese whiskey and a classic Chopper bike are also on offer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Havers
Consultant:
Simon Bower
Series Producer:
Claire Egerton-Jones
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

The Bidding Room

Series 1

Episode 11

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Five dealers bid against each other to buy four new items: a vintage bucket with a dark past, a beautiful jewellery box, two chairs that bamboozle them and an antique foot warmer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Havers
Consultant:
Simon Bower
Series Producer:
Claire Egerton-Jones
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited