Restoration Roadshow

Episode Guide

Series 1 Episode Guide

Episode 1

Series 1 · Episode 1

Antiques guru Eric Knowles and his expert team travel to Stonyhurst College, Lancashire to help critically wounded items brought to them by the public.

Episode 2

Series 1 · Episode 2

Eric and his intrepid team of expert restorers travel to Blenheim Palace where they attempt to save a host of damaged heirlooms and battered antiques brought to them by members of the public.

Episode 3

Series 1 · Episode 3

Pottery fanatic Roger Hawkins loses his heart to a 300 year-old Bellamine jug that’s fallen out of favour with its owner, while paper conservator Louise Drover strives to make a 1947 fashion poster fit for the catwalk again.

Episode 4

Series 1 · Episode 4

Eric and his hand picked team of talented restorers set up base at glorious Blenheim Palace. It isn’t long before the public start arriving with a bizarre mix of injured heirlooms.

Episode 5

Series 1 · Episode 5

Eric and ceramics supremo Roger Hawkins come face to face with some elegant marble plaques and furniture expert Tim Akers hopes that restoring an extraordinary Arts and Crafts bed head won’t prove a nightmare.

Episode 6

Series 1 · Episode 6

Furniture restorer Malcolm Green comes under pressure as he attempts to restore a 17th century barometer and Roger Hawkins has trouble assessing the condition of a pair of enchanting Pendelfin bookends made at a local pottery.

Episode 7

Series 1 · Episode 7

Furniture restorer Rod Titian attempts to save an extraordinary 18th century tavern clock that’s suffered the ravages of time.

Episode 8

Series 1 · Episode 8

Eric and his team swing into action in Lancashire when wood wizard Malcolm Green tends to a tired old rocking horse that’s looking very lame, furniture restorer Tim Akers faces the delicate challenge of saving an elegant Davenport desk.

Episode 9

Series 1 · Episode 9

The team are at the beautiful Chatsworth House as paper conservator Louise Drover battles to restore a World War I trench map that’s definitely been in the wars.

Episode 10

Series 1 · Episode 10

Eric Knowles and his group of talented restorers face another set of challenges from the majestic Burghley House.

Episode 11

Series 1 · Episode 11

With members of the public bringing along all manner of damaged treasures, the team must deal with a rocking chair that needs some serious support, a Madras painting that’s looking distinctly off colour and a lovely Edwardian card table that’s had some real punishment dealt out to it over the years.

Episode 12

Series 1 · Episode 12

The team are at the elegant Chatsworth House as Tim Akers does everything he can to revive a wonderful Victorian writing box.

Episode 13

Series 1 · Episode 13

Picture restorer, Lucia Scalisi casts an expert eye over a majestic 17th century portrait of Charles II,

Episode 14

Series 1 · Episode 14

Eric and the team are at Blenheim palace and battling to save a whole host of wounded antiques including a very well travelled wooden chest, a lacquered wine cooler damaged beyond repair, and a delightful Royal Doulton tea set.

Episode 15

Series 1 · Episode 15

Against the stunning backdrop of Burghley House, expert restorer Rod Titian uses his skills to revive a 17th century tortoiseshell snuff box that hides a remarkable secret.

Episode 16

Series 1 · Episode 16

Master of ceramics Roger Hawkins plans to revive a pair of early 20th century vases with huge sentimental value. Before he can do anything else he has to undo the damage done by an earlier bit of cack-handed restoration.

Episode 17

Series 1 · Episode 17

Picture restorer Lucia Scalisi faces a beast of problem when she needs to nurse an F. Daws oil painting of a St Bernard back to health. But despite all her efforts, will the restored picture prove top dog at auction?

Episode 18

Series 1 · Episode 18

Picture restorer Lucia Scalisi takes a 400 year-old painting by Cornelius Johnsson under her wing and a local museum sends out an SOS call to save a Victorian Noah’s Ark.

Episode 19

Series 1 · Episode 19

Eric and the team of expert restorers head for Blenheim Palace and it isn’t long before a whole variety of needy items turn up, including an Edwardian Tiffany cocktail tray that’s enjoyed a bit too much of the good life over the years.

Episode 20

Series 1 · Episode 20

Burghley’s resident gold and silversmith Barry Witmond tries to shake new life into a wonderful Victorian baby rattle, Lucia Scalisi aims to shed much needed light on a painted family crest buried under layers of grime and ceramics...