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Second Hand For 50 Grand

Channel 4, Wednesday 21 April, 10pm

- Boyd Hilton

Fascinatin­g one-off documentar­y about the phenomenon of second-hand luxury items and the people who track them down and sell them for vast amounts of money. The film focuses on the staff of Xupes, a successful business run by young people dealing in highly sought-after pre-owned luxury. Their job is go and hunt down the exact handbags, watches or jewellery their clients are looking for, from window cleaner Grant whose dad wants to buy him a Cartier watch as a thank you for looking after him, to Rebecca, who asks “Head of Handbags” Reece to find an exact match for a stolen Prada bag gifted by her late mother. There’s also firefighte­r Hywell, who has been given a watch by his grandfathe­r that could change his life. ★★★★

 ??  ?? More stuff we can’t afford. Great
More stuff we can’t afford. Great

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