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Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

Two celebrities hit the road in classic cars for a tour through Great Britain. With antiques experts by their sides, they search the local stores for treasures, competing to see who can turn a £200 budget into a small fortune. Their adventures take them off the beaten path and allow them to learn about the little-known stories behind some of the greatest events in British history.

Russell Grant and Michelle Ackerley

59m 2s

Presenter Michelle Ackerley and astrologer Russell Grant pair up with experts Roo Irvine and Phil Serrell for an antiques trip through the Home Countines during the hottest days of summer. Russell is drawn to all things sparkly and modern. Is Roo fighting a losing battle to steer him towards antiques? Phil struggles to convince Michelle to buy classic pieces of furniture.

Episodes

  • Jamali Maddix and Bobby Mair: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Jamali Maddix and Bobby Mair

    S9 E20 - 59m 12s

    Comedian and TV presenter Jamali Maddix takes on writer and stand-up comic Bobby Mair. Joined by Natasha Raskin-Sharp and Angus Ashworth, they’re shopping through West Yorkshire. Angus and Bobby discover the history of the printed page around the city of Leeds, while Jamali and Natasha explore how the evolution of the optical toy led to the profusion of games and media we all experience today.

  • Bobby Davro and Sheila Ferguson: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Bobby Davro and Sheila Ferguson

    S9 E19 - 59m

    Comedian Bobby Davro and singer Sheila Ferguson are on a rollicking trip around Kent, accompanied by James Braxton and Catherine Southon. There’s time to break from the antique shopping and Bobby, a huge supporter of the armed forces, hears the little-known history of the Royal Engineers. Sheila, meanwhile, discovers how black culture and music arrived, and thrived, in the Garden of England.

  • Stanley Johnson and Georgia Toffolo: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Stanley Johnson and Georgia Toffolo

    S9 E18 - 59m 19s

    Pals Stanley Johnson and Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo search for antiques in Cumbria, guided by Paul Laidlaw and Izzie Balmer. Toff disregards Izzie’s advice to not buy a ‘daintee laydee’ teapot, but seeks her counsel on the purchase of an unusual piece of jewelry. Stanley is ruled by his head when one antique stirs some emotions from his youth – will he come to regret a buy based on nostalgia?

  • Adam Henson and Steve Brown: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Adam Henson and Steve Brown

    S9 E17 - 59m 8s

    Presenters Adam Henson and Steve Brown team up with experts David Harper and Roo Irvine for a trip in the Cotswold Hills. Adam takes a gamble on an unusual and rare collectible, while Steve finds an ancient Chinese antique. And Adam discovers the work a charity played saving horses during the Great War, as Steve takes a trip down a canal to learn how a little boat saved lives at Dunkirk.

  • Mariella Frostrup and Pearl Lowe: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Mariella Frostrup and Pearl Lowe

    S9 E16 - 59m 10s

    Journalist and broadcaster Mariella Frostrup is joined by her friend, the fashion and interior designer Pearl Lowe in their adopted county of Somerset, along with Raj Bisram and James Braxton. The celebrities and experts rummage through the antique shops and uncover Norwegian jewelry, African sculpture, and some traditional English furniture.

  • Helen Flanagan and Jorgie Porter: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Helen Flanagan and Jorgie Porter

    S9 E15 - 59m 2s

    Actresses, models and friends Helen Flanagan and Jorgie Porter pair with experts Phil Serrell and James Braxton. As they scour some of Scotland’s finest antique shops, they uncover an interesting tea caddy and an unusual ship’s compass. Fingers are crossed for profits at auction in Stirlingshire.

  • Shappi Khorsandi and Konnie Huq: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Shappi Khorsandi and Konnie Huq

    S9 E14 - 59m 2s

    Comedy queen Shappi Khorsandi and Blue Peter royalty Konnie Huq are on the road in Sussex with Charles Hanson and Tim Medhurst. Charles is determined to impress Shappi, but will a fishy buy make them flounder at the North London auction? Meanwhile, Konnie is put through her paces with some tough haggling for an arts and crafts oak armchair.

  • Rosie Marcel and Bob Barrett: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Rosie Marcel and Bob Barrett

    S9 E13 - 59m 6s

    "Holby City" stars Rosie Marcel and Bob Barrett scour the Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire flatlands with David Harper and Louise Gostelow for antique bargains to sell at auction. Bob’s trip is thrown into crisis when a flooded river blocks his way to the antique shops, and Rosie swaps her classic car for another vehicle once driven by royalty.

  • Will Mellor and Nick Pickard: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Will Mellor and Nick Pickard

    S9 E12 - 59m 11s

    Actors Will Mellor and Nick Pickard banter and browse through England’s northwest with antiques experts Paul Laidlaw and Steph Connell. Nick makes a pit stop to explore the soapy history of the Merseyside village of Port Sunlight, while Will learns about the northwest’s proud contribution to the history of glass-making. Will it be a pocket watch or an old money box that makes the biggest profit?

  • Gemma Oaten and Samantha Renke: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Gemma Oaten and Samantha Renke

    S9 E11 - 59m 8s

    Actress Gemma Oaten and actress, broadcaster and disability rights campaigner Samantha Renke hunt for antiques in Lancashire accompanied by Philip Serrell and James Braxton. Gemma takes a break from shopping to learn how Blackpool’s tram network was shaped by one man’s vision. And Samantha gets the low-down on where the Lancaster’s Grand Theatre fits into the history of British clowning.

  • Andrea McLean and Penny Lancaster: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Andrea McLean and Penny Lancaster

    S9 E10 - 59m 5s

    TV’s Andrea McLean and Penny Lancaster take time off from their panellist duties to head out to Essex in search of fun and profit, with expert guidance from Tim Medhust and David Harper. Penny’s a keen antique collector and finds time to pick up a gift for husband Rod Stewart while Andrea’s a bit of a newbie and takes her advice from Tim. But who’ll be sailing at the auction in Norfolk?

  • Wes Nelson and Georgia Steel: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Wes Nelson and Georgia Steel

    S9 E9 - 58m 54s

    Reality stars Wes Nelson and Georgia Steel may have found friendship on Love Island but can they find antiques in Yorkshire with experts Izzie Balmer and Phil Serrell Cupid strikes when Georgia finds a shot glass. And Wes gets excited over a very, very large screwdriver. But will Georgia’s impressive haggling skills beat Wes’s tactic of following his head not his heart?

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    Two celebrities hit the road in classic cars for a tour through Great Britain. With antiques experts by their sides, they search the local stores for treasures, competing to see who can turn a £200 budget into a small fortune. Their adventures take them off the beaten path and allow them to learn about the little-known stories behind some of the greatest events in British history.

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