The Auction House is a documentary series that provides a unique glimpse into this extraordinary institution and reveals why it’s a magnet for eccentric home-owners, antiques buffs, and obsessive collectors alike.
Upstairs at Lots Road is the antiques section and whereas the prices for Victorian furniture are in freefall, the ‘Modern’ auction downstairs (considered to be a little less elegant) is decidedly more lucrative.
The Auction House faces a daily struggle to embrace change and exploit new markets whilst trying to turn a profit at the same time. Over the course of the series, cameras will follow dynamic boss Roger and his loyal staff as they strive to meet the sophisticated tastes of the super-rich.
Not only will viewers get to see the highly skilled team in action as they deduce what items are worth more than mere sentiment and sort the privileged from the timewasters, but also meet the obsessive collectors in pursuit of the perfect deal.
As the closed doors of London’s most lavish homes are thrown open, the bidding starts now for your front row seat to the ultimate fly on the wall experience.