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British Antiques Roadshow

Haltwhistle (#2702)

Michael Aspel and the team head for Hadrians Wall, stopping off at the town of Haltwhistle in Northumberland. Amongst the discoveries made are a haul of original fittings from the Titanics sister ship, the Olympic. A roman coin found by a workman whilst re-building a section of Hadrians Wall. And a letter from Tolkein disclosing his thinking behind writing 'The Lord of the Rings'. We also meet the woman with the largest collection of royal memorabilia in the land. (383)
[29 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: For 23 years "British Antiques Roadshow" has attracted UK audiences in excess of 13 million a week. Always filmed on location, local residents numbering in the thousands pour in clutching personal treasures for the chance to discover their true value. They may have been handed down through generations, discovered in dusty attics or picked up in junk shops, but all items are examined, commented on and valued by the Roadshow experts.

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