BBC antiques experts have swapped their auction house gavels for microphones to produce a Christmas single in aid of BBC Children in Need
James Braxton, Charles Hanson, Charlie Ross and Philip Serrell, who star in Antiques Road Trip, Bargain Hunt and Flog It!, are bringing Christmas cheer to the UK with their 2017 single, Sleigh Ride in aid of BBC Children in Need.
Bargain Hunt’s Charles Hanson commented: "We rocked to the music for an incredible charity, and hope the single brings people across the UK some Christmas cheer, but above all we hope to raise money to support children and young people across the UK who need our help."
Charlie Ross, also known for his antique skills on Bargain Hunt and Flog It! said of the collaboration: "Bargain Hunt, Sleigh Ride and BBC Children in Need ...the perfect Christmas rock combination.I hope this single, which was so such fun to make, goes on to make a difference to young lives." Bargain Hunt and Flog It! expert, Phil Serrell added: "It was amazing to have the opportunity to work with such a talented bunch of musicians. What made it more special was the opportunity to raise money for BBC Children in Need. We had a ball making this single, and hope it goes on to make a difference to disadvantaged children and young people across the UK."
Antiques Road Trip expert James Braxton said of the single: "What an unbelievable opportunity....working with three greats of Rock 'n' Roll....Serrell, Hanson and Ross. A dream made into reality, and all for a fantastic cause."
All profits from Sleigh Ride will go to the charity, with a minimum of 50p from each single sale.