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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.

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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.

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‘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.

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Second Burges brooch makes appearance

14 June 2012

Antiques Roadshow and Midlands auction house Gildings have conspired again to find a second William Burges brooch.

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Gildings to offer Munn’s Roadshow dream object

18 July 2011

When Leicestershire retiree Jill Cousins tuned in to watch a March episode of the Antiques Roadshow, she took rather more notice than usual in the slot called Most Seen and Most Wanted.

Producers defend approach of TV's Antiques Road Trip

10 May 2011

Makers do not manipulate deals, show’s boss tells ATG. The makers of the BBC television show The Antiques Road Trip have written to ATG defending the format of the programme.

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Fairytale ending for Wedgwood vase as it sells for £14,400 in Cheshire

23 March 2009

When an impressive Wedgwood Fairyland lustre vase featured on the latest edition of The Antiques Roadshow, valuer Stephen Moore (of Anderson & Garland, Newcastle) wanted to suggest it could bring £10,000-15,000.

Good start for Fiona Bruce

15 September 2008

FIONA Bruce's debut as presenter of the BBC's Antiques Roadshow on Sunday, September 7 saw an average of 6.1m viewers across the 8pm hour-long shot.

Antiques Roadshow at Chilworth Manor

09 May 2003

ON Sunday, 18th May 2003, antiques enthusiasts can have their objects of virtue, jewellery and paintings appraised at Chilworth Manor, Chilworth, from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

Hugh Scully strikes £3m deal with QXL.com

25 October 1999

UK: HUGH Scully, Antiques Roadshow presenter since 1981, has signed a five-year deal with internet auction house QXL.com, worth £3m.