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Next week, we'll traverse Europe, renovating chateaus (or entire villages) and hunting for antiques, explore the controversial history of Georgia's Stone Mountain and much more. Take a look at what’s coming up!

Two celebrities hit the road in classic cars for a tour through Great Britain. With antiques experts by their side, they search the local stores for treasures, competing to see who can turn a meager budget into a small fortune. Their adventures take them off the beaten path and allow them to learn about the little-known stories behind some of the greatest events in British history.

Gem State treasures sparkle at Idaho Botanical Garden, including ca. 1941 Rolls Royce Wraith center caps & certificate, 1934 All-American basketball team autographs and a Maynard Dixon oil painting, ca. 1913. One is $50,000 to $80,000!

This documentary delves into the controversial history of Stone Mountain, including the origin of the carving and the complicated relationships between historical events and key players who established the monument.

Henry Louis Gates uncovers the lost roots of actors Billy Crudup and Tamera Mowry-Housley, traveling back generations to recount significant events in history - from the American Revolution to the journey of the Mayflower - in a deeply personal way.

Learn about inventor Mária Telkes, who spent nearly 50 years exploring how to harness the sun’s power. Battling sexism at MIT, she persevered to design the first successfully solar-heated house in 1948 and held more than 20 patents.

FRONTLINE draws on decades of on-the-ground reporting and interviews with Taliban and US officials in an investigation of how America's 20-year investment in Afghanistan culminated in Taliban victory. 

The ACC Inventure Prize brings together the best young minds from the Atlantic Coast Conference in competition, pitching their inventions or businesses before a panel of judges for a chance to win big. It’s a reality competition show you won't soon to forget and a celebration of creativity and ingenuity.

Auctioneer Christina Trevanion and craftsman Will Kirk take their traveling auction house on the road to help families cash in on their hidden treasures via exciting on-site auctions. In each episode, they’ll visit a home where they use their skills, expertise and enthusiasm to research, restore and ready items for sale.

All across Europe thousands of ancient villages stand forgotten and frozen in time. Whole communities are crumbling into the ground after their owners passed away and the younger generations moved to the bright lights of the big city. But now these ghost villages are being brought back to life. In this series, we follow the brave Brits on a mission to restore these villages and hamlets in France, Spain, Italy and Portugal to their former glory.

Follow the stories of British families that are renovating châteaux in France, or looking at ones to purchase. Who better to assist than Escape to the Chateau stars Dick Strawbridge and Angel Adoree, who provide help and advice to these struggling families.

Join host David Zelski for the premiere episode of the new A Fork in the Road podcast as he travels to Suches, Ga, the Gateway of the Appalachian Mountains, to talk with the owners of the Bramlett Trout Farm. You can listen and subscribe at GPB.org/ForkInTheRoadPodcast or wherever you get your podcasts. Each week David brings you the personal stories from the farmers, fishermen, merchants, artisans, chefs and others who help provide Georgia grown products to folks in the Peach State and beyond.  

GPB's new Peach Jam Podcast features songs and stories recorded live in our GPB studios from a variety of incredibly talented and diverse bands and artists who call the Peach State home. This week, Kennesaw's own Lauren Morrow joins host Jeremy Powell to discuss songwriting and storytelling, learning that her mom is a real person and not just an authority figure, and her love for the Atlanta Braves. Listen and subscribe at gpb.org/PeachJam or wherever you get your podcasts.

Don’t miss GPB’s Evening with David Sedaris live at the Miller Theater in Augusta on Friday, April 14th! Sedaris, author of bestsellers Calypso, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and regular NPR contributor, will be live on stage for one night only, following the release of his newest book Happy Go Lucky. This is a unique opportunity to see the best-selling humorist in an intimate setting. As always, Sedaris will offer a selection of all-new readings and recollections, as well as a Q&A session and book signing.

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Marie Antoinette
Stream every episode of this new series as independent and feminist Marie Antoinette tries to recreate Versailles in her image under pressure to continue the Bourbon line and secure the Franco-Austrian alliance.

Draper’s Tours Mysteries
This murder mystery comedy series stars Sian Gibson (Death in Paradise) and Johnny Vegas (Still Open All Hours) playing tour guides who become unlikely murder detectives.

Miss Scarlet & The Duke
Binge all three seasons of this Victorian-era crime drama from MASTERPIECE.

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