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Gandhi bronze valued on Antiques Roadshow by Philip Mould to be sold at auction next month

23 May 2019

A maquette for the famous statue of Mahatma Gandhi in London’s Tavistock Square that was valued at around £20,000 on BBC’s Antiques Roadshow will come up for sale next month.

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Antiques Roadshow values Dam Busters blueprints – six items relating to the famous raid sold at auction

19 May 2019

Among the items that viewers of the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow will see valued on this weekend’s programme are the original blueprints for the bouncing bomb depicted in the film ‘The Dam Busters’.

Rupert Maas and Fiona Bruce on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow locations and dates released for summer 2019

10 March 2019

The BBC’s Antiques Roadshow has released the dates and locations for the recording of its programmes in the summer of 2019.

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Adding lustre to Pilkington's Lancastrian collection at auction

04 October 2018

The BBC’s Antiques Roadshow spotlight fell upon the Pilkington's Lancastrian factory this week - just days before an important private collection of these Salford-made lustre wares is offered for sale at auction in Scotland.

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Disputed Antiques Roadshow Elgar score could be given to British Library

23 July 2018

A dispute over the ownership of a score by Sir Edward Elgar involving the BBC and the former Conservative MP David Mellor could lead to the manuscript being given to the British Library.

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Calls for Elgar score to be returned after Antiques Roadshow appearance

10 July 2018

The Elgar Foundation is calling for the return of a draft score of the Enigma Variations by Sir Edward Elgar shown on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow.

ATG letter: TV special should explain ivory in art

19 February 2018

MADAM – With the plethora of antiques-related shows on television, may I suggest that perhaps you could use your influence to have a specialist present a show on the subject of ivory in art.

Antiques Roadshow to review approach to ivory

15 January 2018

The BBC’s Antiques Roadshow is reviewing its approach to ivory after campaigners called for a ban of ivory objects on screen.

ATG letter: Demands for Antiques Roadshow ivory crackdown fill me with despair

15 January 2018

MADAM – This week I listened in utter disbelief as actress and wildlife campaigner Virginia McKenna spoke on Radio 4’s Today programme calling for the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow to no longer show any items which contain ivory elements.

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Ivory ban debated on the BBC’s Today Programme after call for Antiques Roadshow to stop showing items

09 January 2018

The UK government’s consultation on a total ivory ban was discussed on BBC Radio 4's ‘Today Programme’ during a debate on whether the BBC’s 'Antiques Roadshow' should continue to show ivory items.

ATG letter: Antiques Roadshow format – go back to basics

09 October 2017

MADAM – It was interesting to read Bruce Parker’s Antiques Roadshow memories (‘All areas of the trade have done well’ out of Roadshow, says first presenter’, Letters, ATG No 2310).

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ATG letter: ‘All areas of the trade have done well’ out of the Antiques Roadshow, says first presenter

25 September 2017

MADAM – It has been fascinating reading about the 40th anniversary of the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, of which I was the first presenter in 1977.

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BBC Antiques Roadshow: 40 years of getting an antiques show on the road

18 September 2017

With the BBC’s hit series now 40 years old, we find out producer Simon Shaw's views on its success ahead of the broadcast of his last Roadshow series.

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Third £1m valuation at BBC’s Antiques Roadshow for Fabergé flower

26 June 2017

The BBC’s Antiques Roadshow witnessed its third £1m valuation while filming at the Black Country Living Museum in the West Midlands last week.

Rupert Maas on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow

Top Gear, X Factor and now Sherlock: All beaten by the Antiques Roadshow

11 January 2017

The first Antiques Roadshow in a new series, filmed at Tewkesbury Abbey and broadcast on Sunday, reached 6.4m viewers. It has beaten BBC drama Sherlock in the Sunday primetime slot which managed 6m according to overnight rating figures.

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Tributes pour in for Antiques Roadshow militaria expert Graham Lay

30 November 2016

Antiques Roadshow expert and militaria specialist Graham Lay has passed away. A well-known personality on the show for more than 25 years, his death was announced by the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow.

Rupert Maas on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow

‘Lost’ Victorian portrait ‘best ever seen’ on BBC's Antiques Roadshow

26 September 2016

A previously unknown Victorian work of art has been deemed the best and most valuable picture ever seen on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow.

Hugh Scully and the early Information Superhighway

15 October 2015

With the death of ex-Antiques Roadshow presenter Hugh Scully at the age of 72, former Antiques Trade Gazette editor Ivan Macquisten looks back at what happened when he launched an online valuations business with the internet still in its infancy.

Antiques Roadshow reins in ivory coverage

16 July 2014

The BBC’s Antiques Roadshow will show fewer ivory objects in future programmes, but has stopped short of banning the valuation of antique ivory on screen.

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Roadshow discovery heads to Christie’s

02 June 2014

This portrait by Sir Anthony van Dyck, a spectacular discovery for the BBC’s ‘Antiques Roadshow’, will carry an estimate of £300,000-500,000 at Christie’s Old Master sale on July 8.