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BBC's Antiques Roadshow marks Holocaust


A special edition of BBC One's Antiques Roadshow looking at artefacts from the Holocaust was broadcast this week. The show, presented by Fiona Bruce, partnered with the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation to explore stories behind items from the period.

A spokesperson said: "As well as telling the stories of loss and tragedy, we also want to discover stories of hope and love, too. Many of the artefacts in this special edition are of such historical importance that they are priceless. So, in a rare break with the traditions of the programme, the BBC has decided items will not be valued."

Ben Barkow, Director of the Wiener Library in London, appeared on the show to talk about an item from the library's collection, a board game produced in the 1930s called "Juden Raus" (Jews Out).

If you are in the UK, you can watch the full episode online.