HUNDREDS are expected at the filming of Antiques Roadshow in Durham Cathedral today.

The popular BBC Sunday night show, presented by newsreader Fiona Bruce, will hope to uncover a host of undiscovered gems recovered from attics and garages.

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As many as 2,000 visitors are expected to bring along their household treasures and curiosities to be inspected by the programme's team of experts.

The North-East holds a special place in Antiques Roadshow history, the record valuation of £1m having been set by a maquette model of the Angel of the North during a previous visit to Gateshead.