ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: British Museum 2
Airs Monday, May 20, 2013 at 10:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
Friday, May 17, 2013
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.
"British Museum 2" - A return visit to the British Museum in London as Fiona Bruce and the team examine family treasures brought in by thousands of visitors. Amongst the pieces under scrutiny are dozens of historic finds dug up by mudlarkers working on the banks of the Thames, a Roman pot which turns out to be the work of Victorian con men, and a collection of unseen images of a young Elvis comes to light.
A BBC production 2011
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