Gracing our screens for forty years, one of the nation's most beloved television programmes has become a national institution. The Antiques Roadshow has given the opportunity for thousands of unique stories to be told over the years, as well as the introduction of many incredible characters. In this exclusive new compendium, some of the classic moments from the show are featured, providing an intriguing look at the fascinating history behind each object. The show has created some historical television moments, including the Lalique vase which had been bought for a pound at a car boot sale and left in the loft, only to be valued at 25,000. Beautifully illustrated, and featuring a diverse mix of the fabulous finds from the show, this is a truly revealing book, uncovering many fascinating moments from history through each of the extraordinary items discovered in its forty-year history.