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We’re back! Top Gear returns 8pm on Sunday

In case you haven’t heard, Top Gear is back this Sunday night in its usual 8pm slot on BBC2. And we’ll be there for the next six weeks, pending an outbreak of snooker or some kind of choir singing competition.

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Series 15 outtake: Jeff Goldblum

In the finale of our Very Serious Series 15, not-Will-Smith from Independence Day and That Dude From Jurassic Park popped in for a quick chat – none other than Jeff Goldblum!

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The Stig. He’s ours

Doubtless you’ll have read that the BBC and the book publishing people, HarperCollins, are now in a big legal battle over HarperCollins’ wish to publish an autobiography of the person who wears the Stig suit to work. The BBC has responded with a polite statement, but I must say I feel the urge to add […]

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How to recognise a Stig

The national media is awash with reports of a Stig impersonator terrorising the North West of England.

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TopGear is back! What did you think?

Hello again. So there we go, the first programme of the 15th series of TopGear. It feels like we’ve been off the air for ages and by golly, it feels good to be back.

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Show 1: the details

Anybody read the papers this week? You may have come across a few choice headlines: ‘TopGear gets serious’, ‘Angry BBC bosses order TopGear to tone down crazy stunts’, ‘TopGear headed for scrapheap – current line-up to be replaced’, ‘Monkey breaks Nurburgring lap record in Prius’, ‘Clarkson causes massive sinkhole in Reading’.

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Series 15: one of our tables is missing

I’m sorry to report that a crisis hit yesterday’s TopGear studio recording. During summer series, the presenters decamp to the lawn outside the production office to perform their morning read-through of the script while enjoying the sunshine and a fine view of the Stig hammering around the track in one of that week’s featured cars. […]

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Series 15: giving it 110 per cent

Hello again. Sorry about this. Really thought Wilman would have written a blog by now. Instead, he skulked into the office yesterday, listened to our first read-through of the script and then scarpered back to the edit suite. Shortly afterwards someone noticed that an entire family pack of McCoy’s had gone missing. So, you’re stuck […]

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