Antiques RoadshowSeason 37
The Antiques Roadshow returns for its 35th year as a favorite of British TV screens. This series is marked by a very special visit from Her Majesty the Queen to meet members of the team at Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland. As the public offers their heirlooms to the Roadshow experts, treasures will be unearthed, fakes will be revealed and spectacular, surprising treats will be in store.
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- 1. Hillsborough CastleThis video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201458minALLThe glorious Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland is the backdrop for a very special visitor to the Roadshow: Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty meets members of the team and a curious collection of items in the royal residence is explored. Two and a half thousand visitors brave the rain bringing along treasures including a mysterious lock and key found in a dumpster.
- 2. Kirby HallThis video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201458minALLMagnificent Kirby Hall is a romantic ruin originally built to impress Queen Elizabeth I. But will there be any impressive antiquities waiting to be discovered when the Roadshow visits? Eye-catching items include marine paintings from the family of Captain Bligh, a bewitching medieval ring found with a metal detector and a wind-up Charlie Chaplin doll. But can an old TV set really have any value?
- 3. Kirby Hall 2This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201458minALLThe Antiques Roadshow is back among the dramatic ruins of Kirby Hall, where the team encounters what could be the world's smallest stuffed dog and an extraordinary carved chair inspired by a political scandal. There are plenty of other curious and highly valuable finds, including Victorian jewelry, art deco enamel, a toy soccer team and a Venetian drug jar worth a fortune - if it's original.
- 4. Scone Palace 2This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201459minALLThe Roadshow visits beautiful Scone Palace in Scotland, where the team discover an ornate wooden box said to have been stolen from Napoleon. But can a connection to the French Emperor be proven? There are other items with historical connections, including a portrait of a wartime heroine and a rather vicious-looking strap once wielded in Scottish classrooms.
- 5. Derby RoundhouseThis video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201458minALLThe Roadshow welcomes visitors to Derby's Roundhouse, a vast railway shed that dates back to the golden age of steam. Finds include a chilly Russian paperweight, the world's earliest soccer trophy and a pair of valuable bookends won in a pub darts tournament. But could a portrait on a pillowcase really be painted by a renowned British artist?
- 6. Chenies Manor 1This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201458minALLThe Roadshow is blasting off into outer space! Via the leafy confines of Chenies Manor in Buckinghamshire. A collector of Star Wars memorabilia reveals an iconic plastic helmet worth an astronomical amount of money. Other finds include two paintings of the Titanic, an intricate bamboo pot and a painting by one of Britain's first modern artists of a still life with pint of beer!
- 7. Chenies Manor 2This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201458minALLThe Antiques Roadshow returns to Chenies Manor where the team unwrap a train set that hasn't been out of its box in over 70 years. An unassuming 19th-century plant stand provides one of the biggest surprises of the series, while the family of a glassblower pay a moving tribute to their father's work. Plus, there's a heartbreaking letter from a soldier to be opened in the event of his death.
- 8. World War One Special 2This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201459minALLIn a Roadshow special from the battlefields of the Somme in France, families provide poignant stories of courage and humanity in wartime. Letters, photographs and everyday items provide a revealing insight into the events of World War I. Included is the remarkable story of a soldier who used a football to advance into enemy lines and the account of one of the first nurses to have gone to war.
- 9. Tredegar House 1This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201458minALLTredegar House in Wales, home to an eccentric owner who dabbled in the occult and kept a pet kangaroo, provides a colorful backdrop to the Roadshow. Remarkable finds include a Victorian brooch in the shape of a frog, a carved coconut steeped in maritime history and a tapestry woven in tribute to the rock band Status Quo! Plus, there's the story of a daring D-Day raid as told by a veteran commando.
- 10. Towneley Hall 2This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201459minALLThe Roadshow visits Towneley Hall in Lancashire, where the team admire a collection of cut-throat razors, still used by their owner. But will they prove to be a cut above the rest? Also appraised are a Tiffany mosaic with a remarkable story and there's a veteran fan of the Lone Ranger who arrives in full costume. There's also a rather unusual tea caddy in a very suggestive shape.
- 11. Walthamstow Town Hall 1This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201455minALLThe Roadshow visits Waltham Forest Town Hall in London, where a lively crowd reveal surprises including a bust of violin maestro Yehudi Menuhin, a ring by one of the world's great jewelers and an old train ticket that is worth a little more than it originally cost. Other finds include a remarkable Rolex with an intriguing connection to Britain's Special Forces, that James Bond would be proud of.
- 12. Christmas SpecialThis video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201457minALLThe Roadshow marks the festive season with a look back at some of the year's highlights and heart-warming updates about unusual items that have appeared on the show. There's news concerning a striking piece of Banksy street art and an exciting development with a Faberge egg. And there's an emotional meeting when a rock fan, paralyzed in an accident, meets his favorite band.
- 13. Durham CathedralThis video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201456minALLThe Roadshow visits magnificent Durham Cathedral, a place of pilgrimage for almost a thousand years. And the enormity of this spectacular building is reflected in the items on display, including a giant Victorian penknife and a massive pestle and mortar. Other treasures include a sweetheart brooch purchased at a thrift shop and secret documents that offer new information about the D-Day landings.
- 14. Walthamstow Town Hall 2This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201454minALLThe Roadshow returns to Waltham Forest Town Hall in London, where the finds include an art deco pendant made from an Egyptian scarab beetle more than three thousand years old. There's a jacket with a connection to The Beatles and a purse that miraculously saved the life of a German soldier in World War I. But what's the story behind the magnificent tile collection discovered in an old chimney?
- 15. Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral 1This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201457minALLIn the glorious interior of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, the Roadshow experts discover a miniature kitchen range, a piece of the city's heritage found in a French flea market and a sextant used at sea in the race to rescue survivors of the Titanic. The team are stunned by the fragment of a 12th-century Hindu sculpture found buried in a garden and a 'trendy' 1970s barber's chair.
- 16. Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral 2This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201458minALLThe Roadshow is back at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, where the fascinating finds include a miniature piano with an astonishing secret inside, a possible Picasso sketch and a mysterious chest found bricked up in a crypt. The team also admire a 17th-century clock known as the Old Doctor and a model of a local ship that was once the fastest to cross the Atlantic.
- 17. Belton House 1This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201458minALLThere's a slew of surprising finds as the Roadshow visits Belton House in Lincolnshire. Items include a collection of Chairman Mao memorabilia from China, ceramic drug jars passed down through a family for three hundred years and a purse that hides a secret weapon. Plus, there's an important historical discovery: a piece of cloth believed to have been snatched from Oliver Cromwell's coffin.
- 18. Belton House 2This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201458minALLThere are quirky items galore as the Roadshow makes a return visit to Belton House. Treasures include a ceramic model of London Zoo's first elephant, a walnut that contains a surprising secret and a child's chair in the shape of a starfish. There’s a remarkable story of bravery associated with a rare medal and a collection of memorabilia associated with iconic silent movie star Charlie Chaplin.
- 19. Lowther Castle 1This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201458minALLThe Roadshow visits lovely Lowther Castle in Cumbria, where treasures include some make-up from the glamorous era of the flappers, a 19th-century toy steamboat with a magnetic secret and a stuffed dog with an aristocratic pedigree. A rather saucy illustration by artist Lawson Wood causes some blushes and the owner of an unusual letterbox receives a surprising valuation.
- 20. Lowther Castle 2This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201458minALLThe Roadshow makes a return visit to Lowther Castle in Cumbria where they discover an army of Action Man figures, a giant skeleton clock and rarely seen watercolors by Beatrix Potter. There's a working child-sized car from the 1930s with an unusual story and a spectacular ruby ring. But does it contain a Burmese gem worth hundreds of thousands of pounds or a synthetic imitation?
- 21. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum 1This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201457minALLThe Roadshow visits Kelvingrove Museum in Glasgow, where discoveries include a rare silver cup from the time of Oliver Cromwell, a spectacular claymore sword and treasured comics featuring Scotland's beloved cartoon rogue 'Oor Wullie'. And the team are intrigued and a little unsettled by an army of insects mounted in precious metals as they delve into the Victorian fascination for taxidermy.
- 22. Barrington Court 1This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201458minALLIt's a busy late summer's day as the Roadshow visits exquisite Tudor manor house Barrington Court, where the choice finds include a toy Noah's ark from the 1920s, a valuable Flemish Old Master painted on copper and a collection of ceramic brewery figures that are somewhat the worse for wear. And there's hope for bargain hunters as a flea market find is revealed to be a rare Elizabethan wine jug.
- 23. Barrington Court 2This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201458minALLThe Roadshow returns to Barrington Court, where surprising finds include a revolver believed to have been owned by Buffalo Bill, a rock crystal brooch with magical properties and a mouthwatering collection of old molds for making chocolate. There's also a surprisingly humorous 17th-century painting while a pair of signal flags provide a moving insight into the Normandy landings of World War II.
- 24. Ashton Court 1This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201454minALLThe Roadshow team visits Ashton Court in Bristol, where they are surprised by a very contemporary item: graffiti by anonymous street artist Banksy. But is it authentic? More age-appropriate items include a nautilus shell with a ‘suspenseful' engraving, an automaton that smokes cigarettes and a large globe clock that turns out to be far more significant than its owner could ever have imagined.
- 25. The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 3This video is currently unavailableSeptember 13, 201457minALLThe Antiques Roadshow is back at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, where discoveries include a stunning piece of Swedish glass, an invitation to legendary Scottish author Sir Walter Scott's funeral, a stuffed toy called Little Jack Rabbit and one of the rarest money boxes ever found on the show. And, as we are in Scotland, there may just be some light bagpiping on offer.