Tag Archives: car shows

British Motoring TV

Colin Hubbard, formerly of the late, lamented Speedmonkey motoring website, writes his first article on DriveWrite: Once upon a time there was a small television programme called Top Gear. A popular, sensible show that concentrated on reviewing cars and even covered motorsport featuring such classic presenters as Tony Mason, Sue Baker, Tiff Needell, Jason Dawe, Chris Goffey, Willian Woollard, Quentin Wilson, the list goes on. Continue reading

Top Gear Revisited

The most recent ‘ambulance’ edition of the televisual feast that is Top Gear divides, like Jeremy Clarkson’s opinions, the nation. Some viewers found it hilariously funny whilst others thought it was ‘poor’. Leaving aside the issue of pleasing all of the people all of the time, what is it that makes a car show a car show? Continue reading