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Antiques Road Trip

Hit the road in a classic car for a tour through Great Britain with two antiques experts as they search the local stores for treasures, competing to see who can turn a limited budget into a small fortune. Their adventures take them off the beaten path and allow them to indulge their passion for the past, learning about the little-known stories behind some of the greatest events in British history.

Charles Hanson and Jonathan Pratt, Day 5

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It's the final leg of our chaps’ road trip and the very last chance for auctioneer Charles Hanson to catch up with his rival Jonathan Pratt. They visit Blackpool, Morcambe and Kendal, where Jonathan is distracted by items he can't afford, and Charles can't keep his eyes off beautiful art deco figurines. As the auction begins, the competition comes down to one very last lot.

Episodes

  • Louise Gostelow and David Harper, Day 4: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Louise Gostelow and David Harper, Day 4

    S20 E19 - 43m 55s

    Louise Gostelow and David Harper are in Wales, where Louise samples a British drink that sold all around the world before it took off in its hometown and David heads to the coast to hear the melodious sounds of a Welsh male voice choir. Louise hopes to be sitting pretty with her collection of chairs, and David tries to step out of his comfort zone.

  • Angus Ashworth and Steven Moore, Day 1: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Angus Ashworth and Steven Moore, Day 1

    S20 E11 - 43m 48s

    Veteran Angus Ashworth is showing new expert Steven Moore the ropes, traveling in a 1960 Hillman Super Minx in the Scottish Borders, and heading toward the Lake District at Crooklands. Along the way, they encounter the story of the country’s greatest archers and take a trip to a part of Scotland that’s slowly revealing its secrets to archaeologists.

  • Catherine Southon and James Braxton, Day 3: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Catherine Southon and James Braxton, Day 3

    S20 E3 - 43m 56s

    Catherine Southon and James Braxton are back on the road, hopping from Leicestershire to South Yorkshire. Catherine buys whatever takes her fancy and James goes arts and crafts crazy. Away from the antiques hunt, Catherine learns all about the bravery and glory of the Staffordshire Regiment, while James bakes with a local baker who still makes traditional Staffordshire Oatcakes today.

  • Natasha Raskin Sharp and Raj Bisram, Day 4: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Natasha Raskin Sharp and Raj Bisram, Day 4

    S20 E24 - 43m 42s

    Natasha Raskin Sharp and Raj Bisram travel the backroads of Norfolk, where Raj stops off at one of Britain’s first
    nature reserves, and Natasha makes for the coast and the imprint of a deep-sea fisherman-turned-artist. Raj nets a fine butterfly, and Natasha falls for a kitten in a basket, an owl, and also takes a punt on a pair of polo horses.

  • Louise Gostelow and David Harper, Day 1: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Louise Gostelow and David Harper, Day 1

    S20 E16 - 43m 53s

    Louise Gostelow and David Harper cross the Irish Sea to take in the delights of Northern Ireland from a classic VW Beetle. David discovers a new way of haggling, while Louise, who employs a more traditional negotiating technique, gets to grips with a tin toy till. In a real taste of Ireland, David visits the oldest distillery in the world, and Louise heads to the coast to sample some seaweed.

  • Charlie Ross and Izzie Balmer, Day 3: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Charlie Ross and Izzie Balmer, Day 3

    S20 E8 - 43m 55s

    In North Wessex Downs, Charlie Ross hunts for ‘sparkly’ antiques but is distracted by an Edwardian box that holds a surprise. Izzie Balmer rummages in a shop’s storeroom -- what goodies will she uncover? On a shopping break, Charlie learns how an ancient Egyptian toe has relevance to advances in medical science today, and Izzie discovers how silk production moved from China to England.

  • Natasha Raskin Sharp and Raj Bisram, Day 1: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Natasha Raskin Sharp and Raj Bisram, Day 1

    S20 E21 - 43m 52s

    Natasha Raskin Sharp and Raj Bisram take a ride in a 1960s Sunbeam rally car through the garden of England. Natasha splurges on an expensive French sunburst clock, and a Victorian scent bottle has her swooning with the romance of a royal love affair. But former soldier Raj finds ammunition boxes and a steel helmet a lot more attractive.

  • Angus Ashworth and Steven Moore, Day 3: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Angus Ashworth and Steven Moore, Day 3

    S20 E13 - 43m 49s

    Angus Ashworth and Steven Moore are still having fun in Scotland, and their 1960’s Hillman Minx has serious issues with hills! On the way to a saleroom back below the border in Clitheroe, they discover the well-spring of water polo and enjoy a very soggy Highland Games. Expect swimming costumes and caber tossing.

  • Catherine Southon and James Braxton, Day 5: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Catherine Southon and James Braxton, Day 5

    S20 E5 - 43m 51s

    With just six pounds separating them, Catherine Southon and James Braxton battle it out on the final leg of their adventure. Catherine meets a stallion in Newmarket, and James stops for wildlife on the Fens. Back on the antiques trail, will a jug in the shape of an owl or a biscuit tin in the form of a travelling trunk make the biggest profit?

  • Louise Gostelow and David Harper, Day 3: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Louise Gostelow and David Harper, Day 3

    S20 E18 - 43m 56s

    Louise Gostelow and David Harper hit the roads in their old VW Beetle, scouring Lancashire and Cumbria for items of interest. On the way, Louise gets down to work in a dairy, finding out about the man who standardized the method for making Lancashire cheese. And David heads into the Lake District to find out why the woods around Windermere once rang with the sound of industry.

  • Charlie Ross and Izzie Balmer, Day 5: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Charlie Ross and Izzie Balmer, Day 5

    S20 E10 - 43m 45s

    Izzie Balmer and Charlie Ross sail to the Isle of Wight for their final leg. Charlie falls for a brass jardinière stand but there’s a problem with the price tag only the dealer can resolve. Izzie, when not devouring fish and chips, relies on her expertise to identify some ruby and diamond earrings. Our duo go to auction one last time, where Izzie’s silver brooch goes against Charlie’s silver pen.

  • Catherine Southon and James Braxton, Day 2: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Catherine Southon and James Braxton, Day 2

    S20 E2 - 43m 52s

    For Catherine Southon and James Braxton, pride and profits are at stake in the West Midlands! James ends up on stage for an impromptu performance at the Royal Shakespeare Company while Catherine explores the little-known history of Birmingham’s jewelry quarter. Both experts go wild for papier-mâché, but will it be the pretty writing box or the pair of prop canon that makes the most profit?

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