Britain's Best Drives (2009– )

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Richard Wilson drives a selection of cars from the 1950s on scenic drives of the UK which were recommended in 1950s guidebooks.

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 Himself - Presenter (7 episodes, 2009)
Christopher Slade ...
 Voice of the Guidebooks (6 episodes, 2009)
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Richard Wilson drives a selection of cars from the 1950s on scenic drives of the UK which were recommended in 1950s guidebooks.

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19 February 2009 (UK)  »

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Britain's Best Drives with Richard Wilson  »

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Richard Wilson had only driven cars with automatic transmission for the past thirty years and so had a refresher course to remind him how to drive cars from the 1950s which had manual transmission, often without synchromesh on some gears, sometimes with steering-column gear-lever, and without modern devices such as power-steering and ABS. See more »

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[introduction to each episode]
[black-and-white 1950s footage of cars driving through the country, with soothing music in the background]
Richard Wilson: For many, the 1950s were the golden age of British motoring. Back then, life was leisurely, liberating and fun.
[modern traffic: Richard screeches to a halt in a traffic jam, with someone blowing their horn]
Richard Wilson: Yes, things have changed a bit since then.
[modern footage of Richard driving an old Bentley, with soothing music]
Richard Wilson: But perhaps it's still possible to ...
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