A SHOP in Bridport is about to star in one other episode of a preferred TV antiques programme.
South Avenue Antiques hosted a staff from the BBC’s Antiques Street Journey for the third time in six years after one among present’s members, auctioneer and vendor Raj Bisram, scoured the store for hidden treasures.
Mom and son duo, Frances and Invoice Moseley, have been working the shop collectively for the previous 10 years.
A crew of 5 folks filmed for round three hours while Mr Bisram picked up a couple of objects he hopes he’ll be capable of make a revenue on.
He bought a number of retro video games from the Nineteen Eighties and 90s, a silver manicure set which dates again to 1906 and an Indian chapati bowl.
Mrs Moseley mentioned: “It’s at all times nice after they come to go to us. Raj is such an incredible man and the entire crew is so pleasant.
“They filmed for about three hours and Raj discovered some objects to take to public sale. All of them advised us how pretty our store was which they at all times do, usually they had been all filled with compliments and really good.”
He added: “Due to the restricted quantity of individuals allowed within the retailer, Raj even went outdoors and bought some jugs to individuals who had been admiring them within the window. It appeared to actually make their day.”
This would be the third time South Avenue Antiques has appeared on Antiques Street Journey with auctioneer Charlie Ross visiting the store in 2017, two years after the Bridport store first featured on the programme.
The programme, which airs on BBC One, follows antiques consultants as they set off on a highway journey across the UK looking for treasures and competing to take advantage of cash at public sale.
It’s customary on the present for members to reach on the vintage outlets in a classic automotive, and Mr Bisram arrived on the scene in a traditional Mercedes 220SL.
Mrs Moseley added: “”Now we have photos up on the wall of the opposite occasions folks from the present visited within the store – Raj and the crew mentioned they need one among them up now.
“We’re very proud. We work so laborious on the store and it’s good to be rewarded for our work. It is good promoting and it’s such a thrill to see the store on tv.”
n In August the Information resported how Bridport Antiques in West Avenue had a shock go to from Catherine Southon and Izzie Balmer from the TV present.