Type
Reality/Game Show
Premiered
Jul. 13, 1978
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC TWO TV Network

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Top Gear (UK) (1978)

The original Top Gear was a car-based BBC television series which broadcast nationally from 1978 to 2001. It consisted of 30-minute magazine format programmes presented by a number of people, including Angela Rippon, Noel Edmonds, William Woollard, and towards the end of the series, Jeremy Clarkson. After it's cancellation the show moved to channel Five and became the foundation for Fifth Gear.

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Character Guide | Cast/Crew | Guest Stars
Tiff Needell (1987-2001)played by Tiff Needell
played by Tiff Needell
Vicki Butler-Henderson (1997-2001)played by Vicki Butler-Henderson
Jason Barlow (2000-2001)played by Jason Barlow
played by Jason Barlow
Adrian Simpson (2000-2001)played by Adrian Simpson
played by Adrian Simpson
Quentin Wilson (1991-2000)played by Quentin Willson
played by Quentin Willson
Kate Humble (1999-2000)played by Kate Humble
played by Kate Humble
Steve Berry (1993-1999)played by Steve Berry
played by Steve Berry
Andy Wilman (1994-1999)played by Andy Wilman
played by Andy Wilman
Julia Bradbury (1998-1999)played by Julia Bradbury
played by Julia Bradbury
Brandan Coogan (1999)played by Brandan Coogan
played by Brandan Coogan
James May (1999)played by James May
played by James May
Tony Mason (1987-1998)played by Tony Mason
played by Tony Mason
Jeremy Clarkson (1988-1998)played by Jeremy Clarkson
played by Jeremy Clarkson
Michele Newman (1992-1998)played by Michele Newman
played by Michele Newman
Chris Goffey (1981-1997)played by Chris Goffey
played by Chris Goffey
William Woollard (1981-1991)played by William Woollard
Noel Edmonds (1979-1980)played by Noel Edmonds
played by Noel Edmonds
Angela Rippon (1977-1979)played by Angela Rippon
played by Angela Rippon


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