About Margie

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 In all my Road Trips, this has to be my favourite classic car. 1960 Mercedes SL.

Born in Lancashire, educated at Queen Mary school, Lytham St.Annes, but now living in Cheshire. Margie began her career as a fashion model  

Her grandmother was an antiques dealer so she grew up very aware of antiques and objets d’art.

Margie’s  interest in antiques became a passion opening her own business in the 1980s. She has studied journalism and contributes to many local magazines as well as the BBC’s Homes and Antiques  magazine.

In 1985 Margie joined the team on the BBC Antiques Road Show, an amazing journey which still continues. She is a member of the team of experts, appraising items on the day.

Director Harriet, Natasha, a llama and yours truly out and about filming a recent new series of Road Trip, screening early next year

She is also one of the regular experts and a presenter on the BBC Antiques Road Trip,  the programme in which antiques experts compete against each other and get a budget of £200 to buy antiques and collectables which are then sold at auction.

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Margie has been a regular contributor for Granada Television’s Lunchtime Live programme on the antique slot. She has also worked on a Home and Garden program for Granada Breeze, she has also appeared as a panel expert on the BBC’s Going For a Song programme with Michael Parkinson and Eric Knowles.

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Margie and Eric visiting a compelling new exhibition explores little-known links between Titanic and Liverpool, the city that inspired the biggest ship in the world doomed to be most notorious shipwreck in history.


Margie enjoys her guest speaking and also hosting charity auctions.