‘The Chase’, ‘Strictly’ and ‘Loose Women’ Stars Join ‘Celebrity Antiques Road Trip’ Lineup
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip announced a star-studded line-up for its new series, including big names from The hunt, Come dance strictly and loose women.
The hit BBC Two show is heading into its 11th series and celebrities clamoring to put their antique skills to the test include Strictly couple Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec, pursuers Anne Hegerty and Shaun Wallace, and loose women Charlene White and Kelle Bryan.
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It takes two host Manrara said: “We love antique shops and it’s always exciting trying to find rare items, especially ones that will look fabulous in our home.”
Her husband and exStrictly Pro Skorjanec added: “There was healthy competition, but don’t worry, we’re still talking to each other!”
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip sees pairs of celebrity guests travel to the UK alongside some of the country’s top antiquities experts to search for hidden treasures and compete to see who can auction them off for the most money.
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Ancient Useless animator and detective novelist Richard Osman will also participate, as will towie stars James ‘Arg’ Argent and Megan McKenna, and blue singers Duncan James and Antony Costa.
Argent said: “Driving around the countryside in a classic car and antique hunting with Megan McKenna wasn’t on my 2022 to-do list, but here we are!
“I had the best time on the road with the lovely Megan and, who knows, maybe antique trading could become a future career for me…”
Veteran popstars Linda Nolan and Francis Rossi will team up, comedians Jo Brand and Kerry Godliman will be on the road together, as will actors Les Dennis and Nitin Ganatra.
Other names to watch include Katie Piper, Gethin Jones, Melinda Messenger and Jennie Bond.
Kimberley Wyatt will compete with Ryan Thomas, Nina Hossain and Lucrezia Millarini will team up, reality stars Chris Hughes and Jake Quickenden will work together, and duo favorites Eric Monkman and Bobby Seagull are reunited on screen.
Experts accompanying the celebrities this year are Serhat Ahmet, Angus Ashworth, Izzie Balmer, Raj Bisram, James Braxton, Margie Cooper, Charles Hanson, David Harper, Roo Irvine, Irita Marriott, Tim Medhurst, Steven Moore, Ochuko Ojiri, Natasha Raskin Sharp , Philip Serrell and Catherine Southon.
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip returns Sunday at 6.50pm on BBC Two.
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