Don't miss a story sign up to Sidmouth Herald's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Sidmouth twins to star in Bargain Hunt

18:55 13 November 2012

Sam and Cat with Bargain Hunt presenter Tim Wonnacott

Sam and Cat with Bargain Hunt presenter Tim Wonnacott

Archant

TWINS from Sidmouth will grace the small screen and appear on BBC One daytime hit Bargain Hunt tomorrow (Wednesday, November 14).

Sam and Cat Wilkinson, both 22, will take on other look-a-like siblings on the show – hosted by Tim Wonnacott.

The pair, of Summerfield, hope pals from the town tune in to watch them.

They said: “We still had such an amazing experience.”

The show was filmed in Derby earlier this year.

“Our parents have always collected antiques, especially old mohair teddies - so when we saw a teddy bear at the fair with only one eye, bald patches in its fur and loose limbs, we absolutely fell in love with it and had to buy it!” said Cat.

They also bought a nutcracker and some wooden ornaments.

The girls’ expert for the day was David Harper, who they described “lovely”.

“At the auction it was so funny watching people bidding on our items,” added Cat. “My memory of auction houses as a child is my parents making me sit on my hands incase I accidentally bid.” PhD students Sam and Cat, former pupils at both Sidmouth College and The King’s School, have recently found out they have achieved distinctions in their master’s degrees and are looking forward to graduation ceremonies in December.

0 comments

Other News Stories

16:37
(From L toRr) Laura Stevens and Gail Welsh, Exeter Sands Co-Chairs; Eiry Bladen, Midwife; Steph Maslin, Matron; and Debbie Stevens, Matron.

An Exeter-based stillbirth and neonatal death charity has made a generous donation of equipment designed to enable bereaved parents to spend more time with their babies.

Read more
16:08
Two people stroll into the path of a massive wave. Picture: Eve Mathews.

Big waves don’t deter walkers along Sidmouth seafront

Read more
19:30

Thanks to person who found debit card

Read more
13:54
Seth Lakeman

Organisers say only a few Super Early Bird tickets remain for Sidmouth’s famous week of festivities

Read more
12:53
Gale force winds brought tree down in Toadpit Lane on Monday forcing police to close the road

Highways teams work to clear aftermath of Storm Imogen

Read more
12:01
Proposed boundaries for the new West Hill Parish Council. The black outline is the boundary campaigners in favour of independence have put forward. The hatched parts are areas that EDDC is suggesting should remain part of Ottery Town Council, subject to further consultation.

District bosses look set to give the go-ahead to the next stage of a process which would see West Hill split from Ottery St Mary and form its own parish council.

Read more
How the gingko tree is set to move at Knowle

A beloved tree at Knowle will be relocated to make way for a retirement community if developers get the go-ahead – but how will they do it?

Read more
11:27
Ian Rosenblatt is the founder of the Branscombe Festival.

Event returns to village from July 29 - 31

Read more
Temple Street road closure. Ref shs 03-16AW 1234. Picture: Alex Walton

The closure of one of Sidmouth’s main artery roads has halved the takings in some shops because customers have ‘given up’ trying to reach the town, say concerned traders.

Read more
06:01
Claire Wright

County council watchdog to pressure MPs on austerity budget

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 4°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications