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Top Gear

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Chris Goffey reports on an E8 billion-a-year business
- the company car. The motor manufacturers sell about half their cars to the company fleets, so it's vital that they get their models right. How do companies choose and what do the manufacturers do to woo them?
Sue Baker rediscovers her youth when she tests the new Naylor sports car. It looks and feels like the old MG she drove as a teenager.
Frank Page rides a new BMW motorcycle and there's some advice on how to transport the family pet happily and safely.
Producer JENNY COWAN
Executive producer DENNIS ADAMS BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Goffey
Producer: Jenny Cowan
Producer: Dennis Adams

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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