Tag: Top Gear

Top Gear filming has been paused indefinitely, following Freddie Flintoff crash

The filming for Top Gear UK has been paused indefinitely, and will reportedly not be returning to BBC One this year following Freddie Flintoff’s car crash. Flintoff had a serious car crash in December last year at the Dunsfold test track in Surrey on 13th December 2022 where he was airlifted to hospital. His son Corey, said that his dad was “lucky to be alive” following the accident. Flintoff suffered facial […]

Top Gear was first broadcast on air 20 years ago today

20 years ago today, the very first episode of Top Gear was broadcast on BBC Two. The first series ran from 20th October 2002 and finished on the 29th of December 2002, with a total of ten episodes. This series saw the first major reboot of the show since the original Top Gear, which ran from the 70s for forty-five series. Andy Wilman and Jeremy Clarkson came up with the show […]

Top Gear is back on Christmas Eve, with a special episode

The last series of BBC’s Top Gear may ended last week but the trio will be back of the festive period with a Christmas special airing on BBC One and iPlayer on 24th December 2021. It’ll be on at 08:30pm and it will see Chris, Paddy and Freddie play secret car Santa as they drive across Britain while delivering a giant Christmas tree.

All of UK Top Gear is now on BBC iPlayer

Earlier in September, it was revealed that the BBC had finally added all of the UK version of Top Gear to iPlayer, in the original broadcast format. The first five series of the ever popular motoring show have been long unavailable due to issues with the content in them. We contacted the UK DVD Enquiry Line back in 2018 and they said the following: We have investigated the possibility of releasing the first […]

Top Gear is back for Series 31 next month

The BBC has announced that Top Gear will return for Series 31 sometime in November and will see Paddy, Freddie and Chris take trip to Iceland, go electric caravanning and the DeLorean from Back to the Future makes an appearance. Top Gear will be available on BBC One in the UK and on iPlayer. “Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris & Paddy McGuinness return for the new series of Top Gear feat. the British […]

Top Gear is back this Sunday, with Series 30

Top Gear Series 29 finished at the end of last year and due to filming some of it during COVID, the series was a shorter one than usual with five episodes. However as soon as the last series finished, the next one is here later this week. Series 30 is back on TV on Sunday 14th March at 8pm on BBC One. From the short trailer it looks like the […]

Quick Review: Top Gear Series 29 Episode 5

Last night was the last episode of Top Gear Series 29 and this episode definitely felt a more silly episode, with only a little bit of car discussion. The previous four episodes have had silly sections, as any Top Gear episode should – but this last one felt overly silly, which can be and can’t be a bad thing. First up was a McGuinness creation with “Mr Nippy” – which […]

Quick Review: Top Gear Series 29 Episode 2

The second episode of Top Gear Series 29 has just finished. This is the second episode in this series and once again the team are back outside on the airfield at Dunsfold, with socially distanced guests in their own cars with a drive in cinema type feel. In the episode last week, there was a new car that was reviewed and the Stig also took it for a lap round […]

Top Gear Series 29 Episode 2 is back this Sunday

Top Gear Series 29 is well underway, last weekend saw the trio testing new company cars around Paddy’s home town of Bolton, you can read our review here. This week sees Harris, McGuiness and Flintoff testing old supercars from the 80s and 90s, Harris in the Ferrari F40, Flintoff in the Jaguar XJ220 and McGuiness in the Lamborghini Diablo of which he crashes, something we found out earlier this year […]

Quick Review: Top Gear Series 29 Episode 1

Last month it was announced that Top Gear would be gracing our screens once again this month with Series 29, this time – for the first time in over 40 years, the show will be moving back from BBC Two to BBC One. Top Gear has been on BBC Two for 43 years. The first episode of the new series aired last week on Sunday and here’s what we thought of it. Series […]