Top Gear

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Top Gear review – boy racers go full-throttle in the wrong kind of drag race
Now in its 31st series, the motoring show continues to let men burn rubber and hail the patriarchy – though a tribute to Eddie Kidd shows there’s a heart somewhere under the bonnet

Stuart Jeffries

14, Nov, 2021 @9:00 PM

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James May: Oh Cook review – will this be a culinary car crash?
Can’t cook, will cook! This new series sees the Grand Tour presenter aim to brush up on his kitchen skills – all the while assuring us of his ineptitude

Lucy Mangan

13, Nov, 2020 @1:08 PM

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Top Gear returns with drive-in live audience after Covid shutdown
Long-running series filmed at Surrey aerodrome in front of 500 fans in parked cars

Tara Conlan

09, Sep, 2020 @10:44 AM

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Netflix to resume filming of The Witcher after Covid-19 hiatus
Streaming platform plans to spend £400m to make more than 50 shows and films in UK

Mark Sweney

22, Jun, 2020 @12:37 PM

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BBC to resume filming EastEnders and Top Gear by end of June
Production of flagship shows had been put onhold because of the coronavirus crisis

Mark Sweney

14, May, 2020 @1:23 PM

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A dimwit's decision! Why Top Gear should not change lanes to BBC One
The motoring show is being switched over to Britain’s biggest channel to turbo-charge its success. In fact, it’s like rearranging deckchairs on the Titanic

Stuart Heritage

10, Feb, 2020 @2:13 PM

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Top Gear is switching to BBC1 in attempt to safeguard licence fee
‘The time is right to move the world’s best motor show to the nation’s most popular channel’

Tara Conlan

10, Feb, 2020 @8:50 AM

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Top Gear would never have visited Brunei if it had already passed its homophobic stoning law | Andrew Flintoff
We filmed a segment of our new series in the sultanate. Days later it passed this appalling law, says presenter and former cricketer Andrew Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff

17, Jun, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Top Gear sprays LGBT pride flag on cars used in Brunei filming
Motoring show makes gesture after hearing of country’s threat to punish gay sex with death by stoning

Tara Conlan

17, Jun, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Top Gear review – gentler, kinder and all the better for it
With Freddie Flintoff and Paddy McGuinness joining Chris Harris, the banter is barbed but good-natured, the gags less non-PC – and imagine Clarkson and co doing an episode on electric cars?

Tim Dowling

16, Jun, 2019 @8:00 PM

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TV tonight: petrolheads assemble ... Top Gear is back
Andrew Flintoff and Paddy McGuinness join Chris Harris for a new incarnation of the motoring show. Plus it’s a Good Morning Britain grudge match in this year’s Soccer Aid. Here’s the evening’s best TV

Mike Bradley, Graeme Virtue, Ali Catterall, Jack Seale

16, Jun, 2019 @5:00 AM

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A caring, sharing Top Gear? It actually just might work
Hosts Paddy McGuinness, Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris have toned down the ‘bantz’ in favour of hugs and heartfelt moments. Early signs suggest it might be an improvement

Stuart Heritage

12, Jun, 2019 @2:16 PM

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