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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Hutton-In-The-Forest

Airs Monday, July 8, 2013 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Fiona Bruce with her dog meets a stuffed fox terrier.

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.

Courtesy of Olwen Gillespie/© BBC 2011

Ben Wright finds that a Rolex watch that has a fascinating prisoner of war story

Courtesy of Olwen Gillespie/© BBC 2011

Grant Ford examines a large painting of farmyard birds.

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.

"Hutton-In-The-Forest" - In this episode, Fiona Bruce and the team of experts head to Cumbria for another busy day handing out valuations and discovering objects with remarkable stories.

At Hutton-in-the-Forest they see a valuable painting once used for target practice, a watch that reveals a little-known fact about life in POW camps, and a small boys toy turns in to a rich collectors must have.

Visit the program website to view photo galleries of antiques, and learn more about the appraisers.

A BBC production 2011

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Above: To learn more about this location, visit http://www.hutton-in-the-forest.co.uk/