The Antiques Roadshow returns to Chenies Manor near Amersham in Buckinghamshire, where they discover a forgotten train set, a dazzling piece of Whitefriars glass and a 19th-century plant stand that provides one of the biggest surprises of the series. The team unwrap a train set that hasn't been out of its box in over 70 years, and the family of a glassblower pay a moving tribute to their father's work for the Whitefriars Company. A beautiful Italian figurine of a flower seller catches the eye of ceramics specialist Eric Knowles, while Fiona Bruce reads a tragic letter from a soldier to be opened in the event of his death.
The Antiques Roadshow returns to Tredegar House near Newport in Wales, where finds include a locket given by Queen Victoria, a Welsh-made classic car and a rather grisly looking implement for creating tattoos. Fiona Bruce is very taken with a special cigar cutter which commemorates the opening of the ingenious Newport Transporter Bridge, and expert Lee Young sheds light on some papers bought at a car boot sale which advertise mid-19th-century executions. here's also the sad story of a miniature font used during the Irish potato famine to bring comfort to ailing families, and a very versatile tiara which proves to be an important family heirloom.
The Antiques Roadshow pays a second visit to Trentham Gardens near Stoke-on-Trent, as Fiona Bruce and the team of specialists prepare for another busy day valuing family treasures. A very early movie camera excites expert Hilary Kay, who hears how it was first used in 1910 to record some natural history photography.
Fiona Bruce visits the scene where Colin Firth famously emerged from the lake as Mr Darcy - Lyme Park in Cheshire.
Objects of interest to the experts assembled in the gardens include a pair of impressive pistols used to protect the Royal Mail from highwaymen, a tea caddy cunningly concealed as a pile of books and a picture of actress Sarah Bernhardt once owned by Elton John.