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David Dickinson


Most widely known for his focus on such ITV and BBC applications as Dickinson’s True Deal and Discount Hunt, this antiques professional also hosted a short-lived chat present called The David Dickinson Present. He proved helpful in the textile and aircraft parts sectors before devoting his lifestyle towards the offering of antiques. In his past due teenagers and early twenties, he offered 3 years in jail on fees of fraud. Delivered to a natural mom of Armenian traditions, he was followed as a kid by an British family. His relationship to nightclub performer Lorne Lesley led to two kids. In 2004, he was changed as the web host of Bargain Hunt by fellow antiques professional Tim Wonnacott.

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Date Of Birth August 16, 1941
Place Of Birth England
Profession TV Show Host
Nationality British
Spouse Lorne Lesley
Parents Joyce Dickinson, Jim Dickinson, Eugenie Gulesserian
Siblings Ken Moss
TV Shows Dickinson's Real Deal, Bargain Hunt, Dickinson's Celebrity Deals
Star Sign Leo

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1When he was 19, he served four years in the notorious Strangeways Prison, Manchester, England for mail-order fraud, something he openly admits and which is even mentioned on his own web site.
2He is renowned for his eccentric clothing including his snappy suits, brightly coloured ties and glasses, not forgetting his jewelry.



Heartbeat2005TV SeriesCrispin Jones



Dealing with Dickinson2005TV Series associate producer



Dickinson's Real Deal2006-2015TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
The British Soap Awards 20152015TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Storyline
Loose Women2009-2015TV SeriesHimself
Through the Keyhole2014TV SeriesHimself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2008-2014TV SeriesHimself
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2013TV SeriesHimself
The David Dickinson Show2010TV SeriesHimself - Host
Emmerdale 50002008TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
All Star Mr & Mrs2008TV SeriesHimself
The Paul O'Grady Show2004-2007TV SeriesHimself
All Star Family Fortunes2006TV SeriesHimself
This Morning2004-2006TV SeriesHimself
Who Do You Think You Are?2006TV Series documentaryHimself
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!2005TV SeriesHimself
Dealing with Dickinson2005TV SeriesHimself
Test the Nation: The 20th Century Test2005TV MovieHimself
The Keith Barret Show2005TV SeriesHimself
The John Daly Show2004TV SeriesHimself
The Variety Club Showbusiness Awards 20042004TV SpecialHimself - Introducer: Radio Personality of the Year
Celebrity Swaps2004TV SeriesHimself
Strictly Come Dancing2004TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
The Impressionable Jon Culshaw2004TV SeriesHimself
Star Portraits with Rolf Harris2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Britain's Best Sitcom2004TV SeriesCelebrity Advocate (Only Fools and Horses)
Hogmanay Live2003TV MovieHimself
Children in Need2003TV SeriesHimself
Points of View2003TV Series documentaryGuest Presenter
The Late Late Show2003TV SeriesHimself
The Kumars at No. 422003TV SeriesHimself
The Terry and Gaby Show2003TV SeriesHimself
Richard & Judy2003TV SeriesHimself
Parkinson2003TV SeriesHimself
Cable TV2003TV SeriesHimself
Patrick Kielty... Almost Live!2003TV SeriesHimself
RI:SE2003TV SeriesHimself
This Is Your Life2003TV Series documentaryHimsellf
2002 Top of the Pops Awards2002TV SpecialHimself - Award Presenter
The Frank Skinner Show2002TV SeriesHimself
National Television Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
Bargain Hunt2000-2002TV SeriesPresenter / Himself - Host
It's Only TV... But I Like It2002TV SeriesHimself
Sport Relief2002TV SpecialHimself
Through the Keyhole2002TV SeriesHimself
Remotely Funny2002TV SeriesHimself
Have I Got News for You2002TV SeriesHimself
Shooting Stars2002TV SeriesHimself
Johnny Vaughan Tonight2002TV SeriesHimself
Blankety Blank2002TV SeriesHimself
The Antiques Hunter1998TV Series documentaryPresenter
The Antiques Show1997-1998TV SeriesHimself
Going for a Song1997TV Series documentaryAntiques Expert

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1Cheap as chips" - catch phrase saying when describing a bargain

1Heavy sun-tan

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