TV STARS are teaming up for the new season of Celebrity Antiques Road Trip.
Produced by STV Studios, antiques and showbiz enthusiasts can rejoice as the two worlds collide with a group of celebrities traveling to the UK to find hidden treasure and participate in the auction.
The BBC Two show brings together a combination of famous friends, couples and family members competing for the most money.
The lineup will include EastEnders actor Danny Dyer and his daughter and Love Island winner Dani Dyer, broadcaster Eammon Holmes and Victoria Smurfit and Rachel Riley of Countdown and his partner and former Strictly Come Dancing pro Pasha Kovalev.
Other contestants include Martin and Shirlie Kemp, model Jerry Hall, the BBC, Clive Myrie, siblings AJ and Curtis Pritchard, Sky sports presenter Chris Kamara and Jeff Sterling.
Recalling her childhood, Rachel said: “Coming back to my old playground in Essex, the antique areas I used to visit with my grandfather, was nostalgic in more ways than one. . “
She continued, “Pacha and I enjoyed the friendly rivalry by doing something from our two areas of experience, and we were thankfully still on good terms afterwards!”
This 20-episode season will serve as an ancient roadmap across the UK.
âDoing antiques while driving through the beautiful English countryside in a fabulous sports car – what’s not to love? It was really awesome!â Said Clive.
He added: “We reporters are a competitive bunch, and damn you need a nudge on this show! We had so much fun on the road.”
Auctioneer Tim Wonnacott, who has narrated the main show and celebrity spin-off since its debut in 2010, will lend a hand to the celebrities.
The cast will also benefit from advice from antiques experts Serhat Ahmet, Angus Ashworth, Izzie Balmer, Raj Bisram and James Braxton.
A teaser of antiques found in the coming season to pique your interest includes an 18th century plaque that has spent over 100 years on the seabed, a WWII forces sled, and an anatomical cut of an udder .
The new season starts on Tuesday, November 2.
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