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And on that bombshell : inside the madness and genius of Top Gear [text (large print)] / Richard Porter.

By: Porter, Richard, 1975- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2017Copyright date: ©2015Edition: Large print edition.Description: 330 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444831054; 1444831054.Subject(s): Top gear (Television program : Great Britain : 2002- ) | Automobiles -- History | Automotive journalists -- Great BritainGenre/Form: Large type books.Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: For 13 years, 22 series and 175 shows, Richard Porter was script editor of TOP GEAR, from the first faltering pilot episode in 2002 until the very last show presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May in 2015. Along the way, they destroyed cars, sparked diplomatic incidents, set fire to caravans, almost killed one of the presenters, and somehow transformed TOP GEAR from a shabby BBC Two motoring show into an Emmy-winning, record-breaking, planet-straddling behemoth. From driving monkeys to flying cars, Richard Porter provides a unique insight into how the programmes were made, revealing behind-the-scenes disasters more comical than anything seen on screen, and explaining what it was really like to work inside the self-professed 'poky motoring show' that accidentally became a global phenomenon.
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For 13 years, 22 series and 175 shows, Richard Porter was script editor of TOP GEAR, from the first faltering pilot episode in 2002 until the very last show presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May in 2015. Along the way, they destroyed cars, sparked diplomatic incidents, set fire to caravans, almost killed one of the presenters, and somehow transformed TOP GEAR from a shabby BBC Two motoring show into an Emmy-winning, record-breaking, planet-straddling behemoth. From driving monkeys to flying cars, Richard Porter provides a unique insight into how the programmes were made, revealing behind-the-scenes disasters more comical than anything seen on screen, and explaining what it was really like to work inside the self-professed 'poky motoring show' that accidentally became a global phenomenon.

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