Series 1 Episode 5 – Channel 4 Thursday 15th May at 8pm

pawnbrokers_officeA family man approaches Prestige Pawnbrokers with 12 classic cars to raise the money to avoid having his mansion repossessed, but it’s another of his possessions that catches James’s attention.

A young drummer wants to cash in on a unique silver elephant his grandparents gave him to set up a recording studio so that he can stand on his own feet.

A single mum parts with a five-carat diamond ring to give her boys a holiday; and a client who was adopted when she was three months old pawns her family heirlooms – including a sherry glass thought to have belonged to Queen Victoria – to raise money for a long-awaited trip to see her birth mother in Australia