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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Hatfield House
Airs Monday, February 17, 2014 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV
Friday, February 14, 2014
Credit: Courtesy of Olwen Gillespie/© BBC 2011
A national and international treasure, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW (UK Version) has been thrilling the public for more than 30 years, attracting large crowds intent on finding out what their possessions are worth. This time around, the team of specialists encounter objects from all over the world.
With its fascinating tales and air of anticipation as owners and viewers wait to hear whether a piece is about to be revealed as a priceless find, it's easy to see why the series was BBC One's highest rating factual series for 2010.
The program is hosted by Fiona Bruce, produced by Michele Burgess and the series editor is Simon Shaw.
"Hatfield House" - Fiona Bruce and the team visit Hatfield House in Hertfordshire. Amongst the objects exciting the experts are a collection of almost 500 ornamental pigs, dolls house furniture made out of shell cases on the Somme in World War I, and three small tiles salvaged by a builder turn out to be worth a fortune.
Meanwhile Fiona takes a spin in the car that stars in the program's opening sequence; the classic Daimler Dart.
A BBC production 2011
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