The Bidding Room: Behind the Scenes of the BBC's Hit Antiques Show
From the makers of The Repair Shop, Ricochet Production have created a fab and new BBC One series The Bidding Room. Nigel Havers presidents the Programme as sellers come face to face with valuer Simon Bowes and five dealers who battle it out to make the highest bid. Dealers include Natasha Francis, Jane Cave, Lucy Ryder Richardson, Ian Humphries, Adi Higham, James Gooch, Moses Otunla and Jame Broad (JB)
Tash has managed to purchase some amazing, and very odd pieces. You also have the opportunity to actually buy and own items that you have seen her buy in the show
The Bidding Room:
A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the BBC's Antiques Show
The Bidding Room is a BBC programme that follows five antique dealers as they compete to buy items from members of the public (the seller). The show is hosted by Nigel Havers and has been airing for four series.
In each episode, a seller presents the Nigel Havers and professional auctioneer Simon Bower. The items is apprised and the seller is sent off into another room to try and sell their item to the panel of 5 dealers. The dealers are presented with the item for the first time, then discuss and deiced how much the they want to bid on it. The items can be anything from furniture to jewellery to toys and in may cases, random curios. The dealers then have to bid against each other and haggle with the sellers to get the best possible price.
The Bidding Room is a fascinating show that gives viewers a glimpse into the world of antique buying. It is also a lot of fun to watch, as the dealers are always trying to outdo each other.
Here is a behind-the-scenes look at the show:
The dealers are all professionals in their field, and they have a varied mix of knowledge about various vintage and antiques products. They use this knowledge to make informed decisions about which items to bid on.
The bidding is a key part of the show, and the dealers are all very competitive with it. They try how to get the best possible price for their items that will fit it with their own consumer market.
The show is filmed in a real antique showroom in Halifax and more recently seasons has seen them moved further North two Edinburgh Scotland. The atmosphere is very exciting, as the dealers are always on the edge of their seats, as they never know what is going to happen next.
The Bidding Room is a great show for anyone who is interested in antiques or who enjoys a good competition. It is also a lot of fun to watch, and it is sure to keep you entertained.
Here are some of the things that make The Bidding Room so engaging and elevating:
- The show is hosted by Nigel Havers, who is a charming and knowledgeable and charming presenter.
- The dealers are all experts in their field, and they are passionate about antiques.
- The show is filmed in a real antiques showroom, which gives it a sense of authenticity.
- Not everyone know this but dealers are using their own money to purchase al the items that are bought in by the members of the public.
- The banter and bidding is unscripted and is a key part of the show, and it is always exciting to see who will get the best deal.
- The dealers are all very different from each other, and they have a lot of distinctive of personalities
- The show is full of funny moments, such as when the dealers make ridiculous bids or when they get into arguments or tease each other.
- There are no show writers, the dealers do a great job of injecting humour into the show, and they often use puns and wordplay.
Season One Trailers
Season Two Trailers