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The Repair Shop's Will Kirk reveals major new presenting project away from BBC series | The Sun

THE Repair Shop's Will Kirk has revealed a major new presenting project away from the BBC series.

The 37-year-old furniture restorer has been part of The Repair Shop since 2017.

However, Will is stepping away from the barn for his first show as a main presenter.

The Travelling Auctioneers sees Will team up with Antiques Road Trip star Christina Trevanion and take their bespoke mobile auction house and workshop out on the road across the UK.

Along the way, they unearth hidden gems and turn unwanted items into winning lots – with one lucky couple making more than £9,000 in the series.

Sifting through one family home at a time, Will and Christina first need to identify the items with the biggest selling appeal.

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Christina then calls on her auctioneer contacts and expertise, whilst Will uses his incredible craft and restoration skills to bring new life to neglected treasures – ready for a thrilling on-site auction at the end of each episode.

Speaking about his new project, Will said: "Starting a new job is always a little nerve-wracking, but Christina was just so lovely from day one!

"We got on like a house on fire, so it was a real pleasure to go to work and get to film with her each day."

He continued: "I’ve been incredibly lucky to work with some amazing people on all of my projects.

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"We’ve always got each other’s backs and there is a real sense of community and family.

"Fronting my own show was a big step for me but I loved every minute of it!"

Every member of the public appearing on the show has a fascinating, inspiring, or moving story to tell.

And as the cost of living crisis continues to bite, The Travelling Auctioneers – which will air every weekday for three weeks – hopes to provides a timely insight into how some unwanted, forgotten household belongings can be transformed into big-money auction items.

The Travelling Auctioneers begins on Monday, October 31 at 4.30pm on BBC One.

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