Antiques Roadshow Season 28
S28 E01Sep 4, 2005
Lichfield Cathedral Sep 4, 2005 Michael Aspel and the team are at Lichfield Cathedral in the Midlands. Among the items brought to light are a small statue thought to be from the tomb of Tutankhamun.
S28 E02Sep 11, 2005
Lampeter Sep 11, 2005 Michael Aspel and the team are in mid Wales, where among the intriguing finds are a bust of Dylan Thomas, an intricate book of early silhouettes, and a plate bought for five pounds that turns out to be worth much more.
S28 E03Sep 18, 2005
Edinburgh Sep 18, 2005 Michael Aspel and the team return to Edinburgh in search of Scottish treasure. Amongst the items uncovered are an early Mickey Mouse mascot and a rare deco figurine.
S28 E04Sep 25, 2005
Normanby Hall Sep 25, 2005 Michael Aspel and the team visit Normanby Hall, where finds include a marble bust gifted by a generous neighbour that turns out to be valued at £15,000, and a pair of rare candlesticks won in a newspaper competition.
S28 E05Oct 2, 2005
Tavistock Oct 2, 2005 Michael Aspel and the team head for Tavistock in Devon, where they discover a cache of curiosities and treasures including an inmate's canvas uniform and a cat o'nine tails from the early days of Dartmoor prison, an antique hunting horn used to sound the advance at the D-Day landings and a plate bought for a song at a boot sale turns out to be worth £1,000.
S28 E06Oct 9, 2005
Lichfield and Normanby Hall Compilation Oct 9, 2005
S28 E07Oct 16, 2005
Ipswich Oct 16, 2005 Michael Aspel and the team head to Ipswich, where among the treasures they find are a duke's chamber pot now used to drink champagne from, one of the earliest record players, and a 50p find on a white elephant stall which turns out to be worth much more.
S28 E08Oct 23, 2005
Beamish Oct 23, 2005 Michael Aspel and the team step back in time at the Beamish Open Air Museum near Newcastle. Amongst the items brought to light are a rare rapier sword allegedly smuggled out of Russia in the props box of the Bolshoi Ballet. We meet a keen collector of battlefield finds known as trench art, and the finest music box to appear on the Roadshow is valued.
S28 E09Oct 30, 2005
Manderston Oct 30, 2005 Michael Aspel and the team enter Border country as the Roadshow visits Manderston, near Berwick-upon-Tweed. Amongst the items featured are pieces from Queen Victoria's household, a gruesome man trap and Lord Palmer's collection of rare biscuit tins.
S28 E10Nov 6, 2005
Rochdale Nov 6, 2005 Michael Aspel and the team are at Rochdale Town Hall. Among the finds are a gold pencil gifted by King George IV, paint brushes used by Lowry and the diaries of a British hangman.
S28 E11Nov 13, 2005
Chelsea Nov 13, 2005 In an edition to mark Remembrance Sunday, Michael Aspel and the team visit the Royal Hospital in Chelsea, home to the Chelsea Pensioners.
S28 E12Nov 20, 2005
Ventnor Nov 20, 2005 Michael Aspel and the team are in Ventnor on the Isle of Wight. Among the objects under scrutiny is a portrait showing the future speaker of the House of Commons as a young boy.
S28 E13Nov 27, 2005
Compilation Nov 27, 2005 Featuring the story of a watercolor purchased for two cigarettes in a WWII POW camp.
S28 E14Dec 4, 2005
Lancaster Dec 4, 2005 Michael Aspel and the team are in Lancaster, where items uncovered include a valuable pair of clogs, a moving series of letters from the Crimea, an anti-slavery ring and a rare and intricately woven tapestry.
S28 E15Dec 11, 2005
Series 28, Coughton Court Dec 11, 2005 Michael Aspel and the team head for Coughton Court in Warwickshire. Amongst the items under scrutiny are original designs from one of Britain's leading graphic artists of the 20th century, a bizarre Japanese depiction of skeletons dancing and a lost masterpiece valued at £60,000.
S28 E16Dec 18, 2005
Coughton Court: Part 2 Dec 18, 2005 Michael Aspel and the team head for Coughton Court in Warwickshire, where the experts get excited about an Agatha Christie letter and a rare china figure of the Queen on horseback.
S28 E17Dec 28, 2005
The Next Generation - British Empire and Commonwealth Dec 28, 2005
S28 E18Jan 1, 2006
Sydney Jan 1, 2006 Michael Aspel and the team embark on the show's longest haul ever undertaken, with a visit to Sydney in Australia. The journey is well rewarded as thousands of Roadshow fans turn out with a remarkable array of treasures. Amongst the items under scrutiny are pieces of furniture made by convicts transported to Australia, a part of the keel of Captain Cook's ship Endeavour, and a collection of items belonging to opera star Maria Callas, which receives one of the biggest valuations in Roadshow history.
S28 E19Jan 15, 2006
Norwich Jan 15, 2006
S28 E20Jan 22, 2006
Norwich: Part 2 Jan 22, 2006 Michael Aspel and the team are in Norwich where, in the cathedral cloisters, they uncover more treasures. Items include original illustrations to the childhood classic Black Beauty, a rare saucer used for many years as an ashtray and valued at £1,000, and fragments of porcelain which act as a poignant reminder of the events that destroyed Hiroshima in World War II.
S28 E21Feb 5, 2006
Derry / Londonderry Feb 5, 2006 Michael Aspel and the team travel to Londonderry for the first time in the show's history. Amongst the items under scrutiny are some very intricately produced hand-cut pictures, a cache of silver valued at over £100,000 and a cushion woven from human hair.
S28 E22Feb 12, 2006
Compilation Feb 12, 2006 Featuring the story of a watercolor purchased for two cigarettes in a WWII POW camp.
S28 E23Feb 26, 2006
Montacute Feb 26, 2006 Michael Aspel and the team are at Montacute House in Somerset. Among the finds are a set of chairs that witnessed the battle of Trafalgar aboard one of Nelson's ships, and a valuable postcard collection which began life as an occasional hobby. Also, a vicar's wife confesses to a weakness for vintage underwear.
S28 E24Mar 5, 2006
Montacute: Part 2 Mar 5, 2006 Michael Aspel and the team are at Montacute House in Somerset. Among the more intriguing finds is a very rare piece of silver which was dug up in a garden.
S28 E25Mar 12, 2006
Melbourne Mar 12, 2006 Over 20,000 fans applied for tickets when the Roadshow visited Australia for the first time. But what did they bring? From the magnificent Royal Exhibition Building, Michael Aspel and the team uncover a rich vein including relics from the days of gold strikes, a flag flown at the battle of Trafalgar and a sad looking bear with a jaw-dropping value.
S28 E26Mar 19, 2006
Retrospective Mar 19, 2006 We discover the tantalising stories about what happened to antiques and their owners once the Roadshow cameras have stopped rolling.