No. of series
10 (as of 2014)
Country of origin
First episode date
6 November 2006
Number of series
No. of episodes
1000 (as of 9 January 2017)
30–60 mins(including adverts)
RDF MediaRDF Television West
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- The dealers
- Series guide
A US version of the show, produced by Zodiak USA and titled simply Real Deal, was aired for one series on the History channel. The format was the same except that the US show lacked the on-screen host for intervention on the deals.
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The shows are recorded at UK venues to which members of the public are invited to bring their antiques and collectables. Independent valuers estimate the value of these items.
The items are then passed to the dealers, who make their own valuation and try to purchase them by placing a cash offer on the table. David Dickinson may step in and give some advice and this valuers' estimations are revealed to the owner, the television audience and the dealer. The dealer's offer may be adjusted.
The seller then decides whether to accept or decline what the dealer has offered. If the deal is declined items go to auction.
Dealers featured in the series have included;
Series 10 was filmed around the country throughout 2013. The following info is according to Zodiak Media, the producers of the show.
On 21 December 2012 and 20 December 2013 special editions were aired as part of ITV's Text Santa appeal.