Talk:Bargain Hunt

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Great Antiques Hunt[edit]

Some mention should be made of "The Great Antiques Hunt" which first featured the idea of buying at a market to make a profit at auction. As I remember Tim Wonnacott was the resident expert on that too. (talk) 15:01, 18 April 2008 (UTC)


Who was the woman with dyed red hair who used to be a regular expert in the early series and then suddenly stopped doing it? Susan someone? - 23:25, 26 May 2007 (UTC)

Sally Stratton. -- 11:28, 16 July 2007 (UTC)

Golden Gavel[edit]

On the episode showing on BBC1 on 15th February, 2008, the Red team made a profit with all three of their items and the Expert's item. However, at the end of the show, no Golden Gavel was awarded or even mentioned. This pretty much confirms what is assumed in the article; that the Golden Gavel is no longer awarded. May want to change the page to fit this. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:08, 15 February 2008 (UTC) Sorry, that Golden Gavel bit was me -User:Quinnfeld


This is the stupidest daytime program in the BBC's history. The rare time something ever made decent profit, it made like £500 - and they nearly all fell over with suprise. It's good to watch, but for comedy value, unlike cash in the attic say.. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Dvmedis (talkcontribs) 12:34, 16 March 2009 (UTC)

Why, oh why??[edit]

'Reruns of the daytime version (from the Dickinson era) also appear on BBC Entertainment and BBC America. ...... The show also airs on the Australian Nine Network at 5:00 p.m. weekdays and on the Foxtel cable television channel, Lifestyle.'

Why, oh why does every British show on Wikipedia mention if it is rerun on BBC America and even on Australian TV and never mention that it is also broadcast on BBC Canada? We don't get BBC America here - we have our own network which is a separate entity.

Do people all over the world really think that Canada is nothing but an appendage, an after-thought of the USA? (talk) 14:40, 11 April 2009 (UTC)


Starting on October 26th 2009, With the beginning of Series 24, Bargain Hunt has a new title sequence and a modified title logo. I have replaced the old title logo with the new one. The old logo is here: File:Bargain Hunt.jpg. Qbie (talk) 19:43, 28 October 2009 (UTC)

Catherine Southon no longer works for Sotheby's[edit]

According to the Sotheby's website, Catherine Southon left when they stopped selling scientific instruments, I've changed her status accordingly. Apepper (talk) 17:35, 5 December 2009 (UTC)

The first rule of Bargain Hunt[edit]

If an object costs over £100 it normally makes a loss (based on a random sample of viewings). Jackiespeel (talk) 16:46, 14 March 2011 (UTC)

Tim's Ton[edit]

This second bonus item hasn't seemed to catch on? Slightnostalgia (talk) 14:02, 14 December 2014 (UTC)

Using article talk pages[edit]

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Just trying to see if we can establish anything about it, Iryana. Still questions on talk pages rarely get answers... Slightnostalgia (talk) 18:23, 17 December 2014 (UTC)

That's entirely dependent on the article. Most of the articles I work on are in controversial areas, hence there are 5 archived pages of talk page debate per each word in the article content. Well, it may be a slight exaggeration, but not too far off the mark. Unfortunately, most of the content in this article is added by one off IP 'edits' without the use of verifiable, much less reliable sources. The best that can be accomplished is to find as much as is possible when one has the time. Sadly, this talk page is tumbleweed territory. --Iryna Harpy (talk) 09:23, 18 December 2014 (UTC)

Angela Rippon Story[edit]

Should the story on Angela Rippon taking over Bargain Hunt be removed. The link which was supposed to confirm this does not lead to an article on the subject and, as of this moment, there is nothing to confirm her appointment. Surely it should go until it is. Kuitan (talk) 17:38, 8 January 2016 (UTC)

Thank you very much for drawing my attention to this, Kuitan. I've removed this speculation as to who is going to take over per 'crystal ball' as Wikipedia is an encyclopaedic source which reflects what reliable sources tell us: not tabloids or blog-style zines have to say.
Furthermore, I've removed the speculation on the circumstances as a violation of the right to privacy of a living person. I would ask that any other contributors to this article make themselves aware of the fundamentals of Wikipedia's policies and guidelines, and that they must make themselves aware of the fact that Wikipedia is WP:NOTSCANDAL and WP:NOTNEWS. --Iryna Harpy (talk) 02:57, 9 January 2016 (UTC)

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