Topper Gear

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Sitting in a traffic queue yesterday (caused by a rather nasty shunt on the A14) I whiled away the time thinking about a replacement for Top Gear. The name is easy, it would be called Topper Gear so that the sort of person who signs Clarkson petitions will be able to understand what the programme is, and might switch away from Dave for an hour or so to give it a go. Lead presenter Suzi Perry. OK she's an ageing ladette, but she has a lot going for her. Anything that needs driving, Plato and Needell - nobody better and they have good chemistry All the rest of the everyday stuff James May and Richard Ayoade as a duo. William Woollard doing historics (if he is still with us) Jason Dawe on the industry / trade and used car market. Guy Martin doing bikes. Alternative suggestions welcomed. Moggy
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How about "Petrol Heads" ?. Covers everything really about cars, old and modern. May to head up the program, Tiff, well, he has a voice that sounds if his vocal chords need an M.O.T.. I would like to see a retired well known, good F1 driver to put the modern cars through their paces, and that really is all they need. .Jim Lincoln .7
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Why an F1 driver? Plato as a saloon car champion is surely much better suited?
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F1 driver because he would be better IMHO in driving the Super Cars, AND saloon cars. However, that's just my opinion. I just want to see cars , as I have stated before, that I will never see in the "Flesh" so as to speak, Lambos, Veyron, Zonda. . The sooner Auntie Beeb gets her finger out of her "6" the better, and gets a new formatted program, the better. I am suffering from withdrawal symptoms. Jim. Lincoln .7
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Think you just about described "Fifth Gear" in your opening post!.....
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My thought too on reading this thread. And we know what happened to Fifth Gear......;) Forget it, BBC, think of a something new, use the collective imaginations of your vast array of producers and directors. What's Alan Yentob for, anyway.....? I suppose all we'll end up with will be Strictly Come Driving or The Great British Drive Off!!
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Think you just about described "Fifth Gear" in your opening post!.....
Only Plato and Needell from Fifth Gear Suzi is the F1 commentator May, Woollard and Dawe were Top Gear Ayoade is Gadget Man
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I did say "just about"...

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I'd like to see a line-up of Jodie Kidd, Sabine Schmitz, Myleene Klass, Joss Stone and... ...er.....sorry, what were we talking about? :love-struck: