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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.
3/8. The challenge is to make an ordinary second-hand car lap the test track as fast as a brand new, purpose-built sports saloon. Plus James May teams up with two-time F1 world champion Mika Hakkinen to find out why the Finns are such good racing drivers, and Mark Wahlberg is the Hollywood Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
Exec producer Andy Wilman Rptd on Wednesday at 7pm RT DIRECT: Buy The Big Book of Top Gear 2009 for £9.99 (usually £12.99) plus free p&p. Call [number removed] (charged at standard rate) or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter RTD275 at the checkout TOP GEAR MAGAZINE: available monthly, price £3.95
Feature/photo gallery: www.radiotimes.com/top-gear

Contributors

Unknown: Mika Hakkinen
Unknown: Mark Wahlberg
Producer: Andy Wilman

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About this project

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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Welcome to BBC Genome

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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