Transmission: the Top Gear TV blog
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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 […]
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’.
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. […]
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 […]