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Worcester

Antiques series. Tim Wonnacott pitches up at a flea market and collectors fair near Worcester, where he sees a handwritten letter from Elgar and more.

Worcester proves to have an intriguing past and plenty of interesting antiques when Tim Wonnacott pitches up at a flea market and collectors fair. Local resident and antiques expert Philip Serrell drops in to show Tim some rare books about Worcester, while other locals bring such fascinating objects including a handwritten letter from Elgar and a Royal Worcester piece made especially for Winston Churchill. Tim views a collection of mechanical music machines that have never been filmed before and finds out about the antique bells that ring in Worcester Cathedral.

29 minutes

Last on

Wed 10 Aug 2016 16:00

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:06

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Requiem In D Minor: Confutatis Maledictis 

    Choir: Gewandhaus Chamber Choir. Orchestra: Leipzig Chamber Orchestra. Performer: Morten Schuldt-Jensen.
  • 00:21

    Jacqueline du Pré

    Cello Concerto: 1st Movement

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Barbirolli.
  • 00:22

    Edward Elgar

    Pomp & Circumstance No. 1 

  • 00:23

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Kleine Nachtmusik- Allegro - Eine 

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Tim Wonnacott
Expert Philip Serrell
Series Editor Susie Staples
Director Tony McKee

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