Apr 23, 2021, 10:03 AM

Join Alison Steadman as she explores some of most intriguing objects in the National Trust’s collections. You’ll hear the story of the sculpture that unlocked secrets of an ancient civilisation, of an artwork that hid scathing criticism behind its beauty and of a mesmerising 18th century robotic marvel. Hear these stories and more in 125 Treasures, available from the 3rd of May. Subscribe here or go to to learn more.
As well as this podcast, 125 Treasures from the Collections of the National Trust, is a brand-new book with stunning photography and descriptions, of exciting decorative arts, furniture, books and textiles from our collections, spanning the Roman era to the present day.