Bargain Hunt Season 56
S56 E01Apr 26, 2020
Newmarket 32 Apr 26, 2020 The reds and the blues are hunting for bargains at the Newmarket Antiques Fair in Suffolk, with experts Caroline Hawley and Danny Sebastian ready to give a helping hand. Eric Knowles challenges the crowds to guess the function of an intriguing piece of Victorian paraphernalia. And the teams face profits and losses at the auction. Which team will come out on top?
S56 E02Apr 30, 2020
Gloucester 1 Apr 30, 2020 Charlie Ross is at the Gloucester Antiques Centre, where the reds and blues are shopping for treasures with experts Kate Bliss and Charles Hanson. Which team will make the most profit at auction? Charlie learns about Glevum Games, a local company who were at the top of their game at the start of the 20th century.
S56 E03May 3, 2020
Ardingly 5 May 3, 2020 Ardingly in West Sussex is the location for today’s programme. Natasha Raskin Sharp is in charge, with experts David Harper and Raj Bisram helping the red and blue teams as they spend £300 looking for bargains. Natasha also visits the Millennium Seed Bank and learns about a tree saved from the brink of extinction.
S56 E04May 10, 2020
Epsom 12 May 10, 2020 The reds and the blues are tracking down bargains at Epsom Downs racecourse in Surrey, with experts Caroline Hawley and Ochuko Ojiri on hand. Eric Knowles challenges the crowds to guess the function of an intriguing wooden object before the teams face profits and losses at the auction.
S56 E05May 14, 2020
Brighton 16 May 14, 2020 Christina Trevanion is holding the reins at Brighton racecourse, where today’s teams are bargain hunting with experts Catherine Southon and Mark Stacey. Meanwhile, Charlie Ross visits the National Horseracing Museum in Newmarket to uncover a mystery object.
S56 E06May 17, 2020
Gloucester 2 May 17, 2020 Charlie Ross hosts from the Gloucester Antiques Centre. The reds and blues are shopping for antiques with experts Kate Bliss and Charles Hanson, but which team will make the most profit at auction? Meanwhile, Charlie learns about one of the finest items of Celtic art to survive today, the Birdlip Mirror.
S56 E07May 21, 2020
Sawbridgeworth 10 May 21, 2020 Today’s teams are Bargain Hunting with experts Roo Irvine and Tim Weeks at Sawbridgeworth in Hertfordshire. Charlie Ross finds out about the fascinating world of espionage and uncovers some everyday objects that aren’t quite what they seem.
S56 E08May 24, 2020
Ardingly 6 May 24, 2020 Today’s Bargain Hunt comes from West Sussex, where experts David Harper and Raj Bisram guide the reds and blues around the Ardingly International Antiques and Collectors Fair before taking their buys to auction. Meanwhile, Natasha Raskin Sharp find out about a collection of early photographs documenting a world tour in 1874.
S56 E09May 28, 2020
Brighton 17 May 28, 2020 Brighton Racecourse plays host to today’s programme. Presenter Christina Trevanion leads the proceedings, while experts Catherine Southon and Mark Stacey help the teams track down bargains that could make them a profit at the auction. Christina also learns from a gramophone guru how to spot the difference between an authentic gramophone and a replica.
S56 E10May 31, 2020
Epsom 13 May 31, 2020 Eric Knowles visits Epsom Downs racecourse and learns about an amazing model of a lost Tudor palace. Caroline Hawley and Ochuko Ojiri lend a helping hand to the teams.
S56 E11Jun 4, 2020
Gloucester 3 Jun 4, 2020 Charlie Ross is in Gloucester, where the teams are shopping for antiques with the help of experts Kate Bliss and Charles Hanson. Who will win at the auction?
S56 E12Jun 7, 2020
Ardingly 7 Jun 7, 2020 The reds and the blues are hunting for bargains at the Ardingly International Antiques and Collectors Fair in West Sussex, with experts David Harper and Raj Bisram offering a helping hand. Meanwhile, presenter Natasha Raskin Sharp visits a windmill that has been turned into a museum of rural life.
S56 E13Jun 11, 2020
Brighton 18 Jun 11, 2020 Christina Trevanion oversees today’s Bargain Hunt, which comes from Brighton racecourse. Mark Stacey and Catherine Southon are helping the reds and blues spend £300 on three items to sell at the auction in Southsea. Meanwhile, Christina shows off a tasty mystery item.
S56 E14Jun 14, 2020
Gloucester 4 Jun 14, 2020 Charlie Ross is in Gloucester for today’s Bargain Hunt, which comes from the Gloucester Antiques Centre. The reds and blues are shopping for antiques with experts Kate Bliss and Charles Hanson, while Charlie learns about astronomer William Herschel, who discovered the planet Uranus.
S56 E15Jun 18, 2020
Dorking 14 Jun 18, 2020 The reds and the blues are hunting for bargains in the antique shops of Dorking in Surrey, with experts Caroline Hawley and Ochuko Ojiri lending a hand. Meanwhile, presenter Eric Knowles learns about a local resident who helped found America.
S56 E16Jun 21, 2020
Newmarket 11 Jun 21, 2020 Charlie Ross and experts Roo Irvine and Tim Weeks take today’s teams bargain hunting at Newmarket racecourse in Suffolk, before heading to Norfolk for the auction. Charlie also learns about polar discovery at the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge.
S56 E17Jun 25, 2020
Lewes 19 Jun 25, 2020 Lewes High Street plays host to today’s Bargain Hunt. Christina Trevanion is in charge, with experts Mark Stacey and Catherine Southon helping the teams.
S56 E18Jun 28, 2020
Ardingly 8 Jun 28, 2020 Experts David Harper and Raj Bisram are guiding the reds and the blues around Ardingly Antiques Fair, before the teams take their items to auction. Natasha also visits an elaborate well, a gift from a Maharajah, opened in 1864.
S56 E19Jul 2, 2020
Lewes 20 Jul 2, 2020 Christina Trevanion presents today’s show from Lewes High Street. Experts Catherine Southon and Mark Stacey will be lending a hand to the teams as they hope to make a profit at the auction in Southsea. Christina tackles a specialist collectable area, football programmes.
S56 E20Jul 5, 2020
Dorking 15 Jul 5, 2020 Today’s Bargain Hunt with Eric Knowles comes from Dorking in Surrey. Experts Caroline Hawley and Ochuko Ojiri guide the reds and the blues round local antiques shops, as they look for bargains to sell at the auction. Eric also learns how the nation’s stained-glass windows are restored and repaired.
S56 E21Jul 9, 2020
Sawbridgeworth 9 Jul 9, 2020 Charlie Ross is in Hertfordshire, where experts Roo Irvine and Tim Weeks help the red and blue teams bag some bargains to sell at auction. Charlie also visits the Grange Musical Collection - the largest collection of self-playing instruments in the UK.
S56 E22Sep 13, 2020
Battle of Britain Special Sep 13, 2020 In a very special show, Bargain Hunt commemorates the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. At the RAF Museum in London, Charlie Ross admires the planes that secured victory and pays tribute to the bravery of thousands of air crew whose names are etched on the Battle of Britain Memorial in Folkestone. The programme also revisits two teams in Lewes who were challenged to buy military items under the expert eye of Danny Sebastian and John Cameron.
S56 E23Sep 20, 2020
Dementia Special Sep 20, 2020 As part of the Music and Dementia at the BBC project, Eric Knowles revisits antiques that remind us of good times and looks at how antiques and music can help those living with memory loss and dementia. The Milestones museum in Basingstoke plays host to this special show, and Eric also pays a visit to the Music Memory Box project in Bristol. Eric drops in on some of our favourite experts and auctioneers and shares hints and tips on buying or selling music-related items from the past.
S56 E24Oct 1, 2020
Sport Special Oct 1, 2020 Charlie Ross looks back at some of the most eclectic sporting items bought by the teams. He also offers advice on how to spot a bargain yourself.
S56 E25Oct 8, 2020
Toy Special Oct 8, 2020 Eric Knowles looks back at some of the most eclectic toys and games bought by the teams over the years, and offers advice on how to spot a bargain yourself. Charlie Ross also learns about an early board games manufacturer from Gloucester.
S56 E26Oct 18, 2020
Unforgettable Moments Oct 18, 2020 Charlie Ross raids the Bargain Hunt archives for the most memorable moments from the past two decades.
S56 E27Oct 21, 2020
The Very Best and Worst Buys Oct 21, 2020 To celebrate 20 glorious years of Bargain Hunt, Eric Knowles takes a look back at some of the best and worst buys our reds and blues have come up with, and he gives some useful tips on what is and isn’t selling well at auction today.
S56 E28Oct 30, 2020
Rock/Pop Special Oct 30, 2020 Natasha Raskin Sharp takes Bargain Hunt on tour around the country, looking back at some of the show's most memorable rock and pop buys.
S56 E29Nov 6, 2020
Music Special Nov 6, 2020 Natasha Raskin Sharp hosts a music special from the Britannia Panopticon Theatre in Glasgow, where she looks back at some musical buys from past episodes.
S56 E30Nov 20, 2020
Kitchen and Garden Special Nov 20, 2020 Christina Trevanion digs up some of the best kitchen and garden collectables that the red and blue teams have bought over the years.
S56 E31Nov 27, 2020
Victorian Special Nov 27, 2020 Christina Trevanion steps back in time to the Victorian days, revisiting six teams from across the UK who bought some of the best Victorian items. Christina looks at how the items sold and shares some top tips on what you should look out for when scouring those fairs.
S56 E32Dec 17, 2020
Christmas Gifts Dec 17, 2020 A Bargain Hunt Christmas special in which Charlie Ross trawls through the archives to bring you the best gifts of Christmases past. He also shares some trade secrets about what to look out for when you are looking for those festive presents. Anita Manning learns about the first Christmas cards and visits celebrity cook Rosemary Shrager to try out some festive treats with a difference.