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Top Gear

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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.
with Angela Rippon and Barrie Gill
Rippon on the Road: Every day in central London approximately 140 vehicles are towed away by the Metropolitan Police and taken to compounds. Angela reports on what happens to your car when you park it illegally.
Noel Edmonds tests some of the new cars just coming into the showrooms and Judith Jackson takes to the country in a new four-wheel-drive vehicle.
Alec Jones, Chief Instructor of the Institute of Advanced Motorists, sets a driving problem.
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Contributors

Presenter: Angela Rippon
Presenter: Barrie Gill
Presenter: Noel Edmonds
Presenter: Judith Jackson
Expert: Alec Jones
Director: Philip Franklin
Producer: Derek Smith.

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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.

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