The other day on Twitter I mentioned that I had some stories from my 13 years as script editor on Top Gear, but that they weren’t very interesting. Since a couple of people asked, I’ve written this so you can see what I mean. »
The Top Gear crew are back with Clarkson, Hammond & May Live, a new rolling circus that’s set to start touring this year. And they’ve already begun filming a few new segments to go along with their Back On The Road tour.
When Jeremy Clarkson was told he was finished at Top Gear, everyone just sort of assumed that was that. The show was over, at least in its then-current incarnation, and we’d all have to find something new to watch on Sundays (Nurse Jackie, obvi). But co-host James May just said it might not be over for the trio. »
You saw the headline, right up there? Up top? The one involving Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and non- Top Gear? And you’re still clicking through? Good, then we’re all on the same page. Because there’s plenty of things to drudge through in the world of non-Top Gear, starting with the Ape and the Hamster.
As the BBC mulls what to do with the money-spewing Top Gear franchise without sacked star Jeremy Clarkson or his two co-presenters, some have floated the idea that comedian, broadcaster and The Great British Bake Off host Sue Perkins could take his place. Naturally, this means she gets death threats on Twitter. »
Tired of the whole What Is Jeremy Clarkson Doing Now That He’s Got More Free Time On His Hands, You Know, After He Got Fired From Top Gear, Yes, Top Gear, Remember That Show, It Was On TV Like Twelve Years Ago thing? No? Great. Here’s Clarkson auctioning off a pile of literal crap. And also, talking about Top Gear. »
You, the spittle-flecked, confused masses, were under the impression that the BBC had fired Jeremy Clarkson for punching a Top Gear producer in the face. But you, the blithering, enraged peanut gallery, were wrong. Because he was only fired from Top Gear, not the whole BBC, and in a few weeks, he’ll be back. »
In the wake of the Top Gear fracas-producer-attack-Clarkson-gate that saw Jeremy Clarkson fired from the BBC, reports came in that the police we’re also looking into the incident. It has now been announced that Clarkson will face no charges for the incident. »
As a comedian living in New York, I know plenty of people who, during their time between jobs, have turned to making a web series to fill their time and potentially turn their careers around. Now, former Top Gear host James May seems to have joined their ranks with his Unemployment Tube series. In this first… »
Not unlike many of you here, I grew up watching Top Gear. And I absolutely loved it. It was, for a period of time, my favourite thing on telly and Jeremy Clarkson was, for a period of time, my favourite person...in the world. »
North Yorkshire police may be investigating Jeremy Clarkson assaulting Top Gear producer Oison Tymon over a sandwich, but Oison himself has no desire to press charges, as his lawyer has announced. »
Just a day after being sacked by the BBC, Jeremy Clarkson was spotted riding his bike near his home. A mob of reporters stopped him to ask if he was worried about going to jail. Clarkson instead said people should leave Oisin Tymon, the producer he assaulted, alone. And he's right. »