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  1. Webmonkey

    It's funny how the world works!

    As many of you know, I finished my time on Top Gear in 2006 when the show was still off because of Richard's accident. Today I've been invited back to see the recording of episode one of the new series. Like many of you, I was a fan first and an employee second. Now I get to go and enjoy a green...
  2. Webmonkey

    The banned Top Gear theme tune

    Those who remember me, will know that I was working on the Top Gear website when it got that refresh, new studio and altered title sequence. Well, during that time there was also a new theme tune comissioned. Which Jeremy hated. I've written about it, and posted a video, if you're interested...
  3. Webmonkey

    I'm leaving

    Hello all, I just wanted to let you all know that this is my last day at the BBC. I've had a fantastic time working on Top Gear, and all the other projects I am part of, but I'm off for a new challenge in pasturtes new. I'm not sure if I'm going to turn this account over to my successor or...
  4. Webmonkey

    [08x04] May 28th, 2006

    In one of our most spectacular challenges yet Richard Hammond travels to Cyprus where he pits the new Porshe Cayenne Turbo S against the RAF's freefall parachute display team, The Red Devils. Jeremy Clarkson employs a top interior designer to convert a Mercedes S Class into the ultimate luxury...
  5. Webmonkey

    [08x03] May 21th, 2006

    In this weeks programme Jeremy, James and Richard attempt to answer one of the world's great unanswered questions: is it possible to build a truly amphibious car that works as well on water as it is does on land? They've each come up with their own unique design but will any of them actually...
  6. Webmonkey

    [08x02] May 14th, 2006

    In the second show of the new series the beautiful Yorkshire Dales provide the backdrop for an epic contest between three exquisite cars - the Jaguar XK, the BMW650i and the Mercedes SL350. A frozen lake in Iceland is the setting for a race between a monstrously powerful rally and (what else...
  7. Webmonkey

    [08x01] May 7th, 2006

    In the first of a new-look series of Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson drives an insanely powerful Swedish supercar, Richard Hammond races a jet powered canoe and the boys create the world's first convertible people carrier by sawing the top off a Renault Espace!
  8. Webmonkey

    Top Gear returns - May 7th 2006

    This run is eight episodes, and will have a six week break after the fourth show. This is to allow for the glorious waste of time that is the World Cup.
  9. Webmonkey

    Top Gear Best Of Programme 6 (series 6/7)

    A look back at the best bits of last year's Top Gear, featuring Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May and the Stig. Former lap board leader Jimmy Carr also takes us on a behind the scenes tour of the Top Gear studio and test track. Contains new content.
  10. Webmonkey

    Video on bbc.co.uk/topgear/

    Hello, I just want to conduct a straw poll. If you went to bbc.co.uk/topgear to watch video, would you rather see the full uncut films, or reduced length snippets, say of around 5-10 minutes... Please, when voting, could you take into account: 1) Most people download the whole ep, so think...
  11. Webmonkey

    [07x06] December 27th, 2005

    Top Gear with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. In the final programme of the current series is Jeremy faster driving in real life or on a computer game? What will break first at sub zero temperatures, - a car or Richard Hammond? And this week's 'Star in a Reasonably Priced Car'...
  12. Webmonkey

    [07x05] December 11th, 2005

    On this week's Top Gear - the biggest challenge yet - can Jeremy in an ?830k Bugatti Veyron beat the boys in a light aircraft flown by Captain Slow? What is faster a car or a dog, and Alan Titchmarsh is the 'Star in a Reasonably Priced Car'.
  13. Webmonkey

    [07x04] December 4th, 2005

    On this week's Top Gear can you buy a decent mid engined Italian supercar for under ten grand? What is faster in a race through the streets of Lisbon - a mountain bike or a car? A British sports car - the Marcos TSO-GT takes to the track and record breaking yachtswoman Ellen MacArthur is this...
  14. Webmonkey

    [07x03] November 27th, 2005

    On this week's Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May take their favourite supercars on a continental road trip - the Ford GT, Ferrari F430 and Pagani Zonda; car cultures clash when the Austin Healey Sprite takes on a Peugeot 306 and the Focus ST takes to the track.
  15. Webmonkey

    [07x02] November 20th, 2005

    On this week's Top Gear Jeremy finds out what is faster, a rock climber or the new Audi RS4? Richard and James have a new take on radio controlled cars;A trip down memory lane with the story of British Racing Green and the new car from Porsche - the Cayman.
  16. Webmonkey

    [07x01] November 13th, 2005

    In the first of a new series of Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May head for the Isle of Man to decide which is best: the new baby Aston Martin - the V8 Vantage, BMW M6 or Porsche 911 Carrera S; car cultures clash when the Austin Healey Sprite takes on a Peugeot 307 in a...
  17. Webmonkey

    Clarkson gets a pie...

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/oxfordshire/4235742.stm Oh dear! :shock: :shock:
  18. Webmonkey

    Top Gear - Series 7 (Starts Nov 13th, 2005)

    There is one thing though, this series is only running for six episodes. There will be some "Best of" episodes in the new year, with some new material in them. A 6 episode run is essential, as the last series preety much nearly killed the team! I know many of you want longer runs, but its...
  19. Webmonkey

    [05/06BOx1] September 25th, 2005 - Best of Top Gear

    The boys are back to bring us some of the highlights from the last series', and ask the question; who will get to the ski slopes first, Jeremy by road in a Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, or James and Richard by air? This is the start of a 6 episode run of Best of Top Gear Series 5/6.
  20. Webmonkey

    [06x11] August 7th, 2005

    On this week's programme: does driving a Lamborghini Murcielago roadster give you the same kick as 12 angry bulls; the world's greatest power sliders grace the track; can you play the Top Gear theme tune with engines and the Ford F150 SVT Lightning pick up. Timothy Spall is this week's 'Star in...
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