Separate names with a comma.
Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by TonyTheTiger, Mar 25, 2015.
Sue Perkins? Seriously?
I doubt it. It's all unfounded speculation at this point, so the more controversial the better!
In the latest press it sounds like the BBC is doing a little backtracking. My prediction is this will eventually be just a hiatus and all three amigos will be back within a year.
I just Googled her. She kind of looks like Clarkson in drag.
It goes like this.
Stuffed Shirt #1: What do you mean revenue will be down 250 million pounds next year?
Stuffed Shirt #2: Well. Top Gear was the number one watched show in the world. Many of those markets don't want to pay full price for BBC content without it, not to mention the areas that only bought Top Gear.
#1: Call Clarkson. Tell him to lay low for a while. We'll let this quiet down and put him back on the air in a year with some sort of apology.
Stuffed shirt #2: Clarkson told me to get stuffed and that his new shows premiers in 3 months.
BBC Chairman of the board: You are all sacked.
I think the fact that Andy Wilman has quit is a factor in all this, too!
If Clarkson has decided on doing his own show, he might just want that fella along with him.
James May has also confirmed that he is not continuing with the show also. (Although his agent differs.)
I'm always amused when people compare it to a punch being thrown in their office.
"Well, I know *I* would get fired on the spot."
Yeah, but you're a replaceable 'nothing' who hardly affects the bottom line. You don't have a global following of fans. You don't have hundreds of people whose livelihoods depend exclusively on your ongoing success.
So I'm sorry, Mr IT Guy, if the only people who would notice your absence are a couple accountants, your boss, and maybe the receptionist you flirt with at a local firm.
I didn't think of this before, but James May told the Guardian that there may be the issue of non-competing clauses, according to this Jalopnik article:
May does seem to strongly hint that the three of them could be back hosting some sort of car show for the BBC.
I suspect it would struggle to get out of FIRST gear, let alone Top!!
I don't know about the others, but Philip Glenister might be a pretty good choice. I'm moderately familiar with his work.
He was Ash 'Three Socks' Morgan on Hustle as well as being in Life On Mars.
Like I said in the title...
R.I.P. Top Gear.
oh dear god - ... to the Quatro!!
[PHILIP Glenister was the one on Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes -both cool shows ...
ROBERT Glenister was the one on Hustle - not quite the same guy ...]
He is the son of director John Glenister and the brother of actor Philip Glenister, who plays "DCI Gene Hunt" in Life on Mars (2006).
It won't be Top Gear with Clarkson, May, and Hammond, but I'll certainly give it a watch. Could still be a decent car show.
Similar to the above post, but updated.
More like "Let's fire up the Quattro!"
This has fail written all over it.
I think you are right, mate.