Marc Allum is a freelance art and antiques journalist, writer and broadcaster based in Wiltshire.He is shortly to begin his 20th year as a specialist
on the BBC Antiques Roadshow and has appeared on numerous television and radio programmes. Marc has his own unique style with interests ranging
from pre-history to modern design and is a self-confessed collectaholic. He has a passion and reputation for divining the unusual through Ďa desire
to connect with history through the interpretation and pursuit of objects and their originsí. Marc has lectured widely for many years to a number
of different organisations in both the public and charity sector, including travel companies, The National Trust, The WI and many literary festivals
including Cheltenham, Bath, Wells and Petworth.