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Fake or Fortune? – BBC1

Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould inFake or Fortune?
(Image credit: Art Photo)

Art dealer Philip Mould examines a landscape as BBC1’s popular art show Fake of Fortune? returns this week. Could it be a Gainsborough?

It’s not often Philip Mould gets things wrong, but an old painting comes back to haunt him as the eighth series of BBC1’s popular art show Fake or Fortune? begins this week.

In the heady days of 1999, the art expert helped authenticate a beautiful 18th-century landscape as a lost Thomas Gainsborough.

But when an amateur collector presents a similar piece tonight, Philip is forced to question his decision.

Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould in Fake or Fortune?

What gems will Philip and Fiona find in this series of BBC1’s Fake or Fortune?

He and co-host Fiona Bruce (pictured top) embark upon a journey to uncover the truth.

His reputation is at stake, of course, and there are plenty of twists in this fascinating tale, including a mysterious portrait hidden for centuries on the same canvas!

TV Times rating: *****

Sean Marland
Feature writer for TV Times, What's On TV, TV & Satellite Week and

Sean has been writing about all things telly for over 10 years and in that time he's been lucky enough to interview stars like Ian McKellen, Tom Hardy and Kate Winslet. His favourite shows are The Great British Bake-Off, People Just Do Nothing and Succession and in his spare time he enjoys drinking tea, doing crosswords and watching football.