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Cast

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Richard Hammond ... Himself - Presenter / ... (199 episodes, 2002-2015)

Jeremy Clarkson ... Himself - Presenter / ... (184 episodes, 2002-2015)

James May ... Himself - Presenter / ... (174 episodes, 2003-2015)

Ben Collins ... The Stig / ... (102 episodes, 2003-2012)
The Stig ... Himself / ... (66 episodes, 2003-2016)
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Series Directed by
Brian Klein (160 episodes, 2002-2015)
Phil Churchward (111 episodes, 2005-2015)
Nigel Simpkiss (80 episodes, 2002-2014)
Richard Heeley (50 episodes, 2002-2005)
James Bryce (45 episodes, 2003-2014)
Andrew Fettis (26 episodes, 2003-2004)
Owen Trevor (26 episodes, 2008-2012)
Konrad Begg (20 episodes, 2011-2015)
Scott Weintrob (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kit Lynch Robinson (13 episodes, 2013-2015)
Ben Duncan (12 episodes, 2011-2013)
Chris Richards (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
Southan Morris (9 episodes, 2008-2014)
Ben Hume-Paton (7 episodes, 2004)
Edward Bazalgette (7 episodes, 2007)
Chris Hooke (6 episodes, 2002)
Jon Richards (6 episodes, 2013-2016)
Mark McQueen (6 episodes, 2016)
Simon Ludgate (5 episodes, 2002)
Michael Tuft (5 episodes, 2003)
Lee Ford (5 episodes, 2010)
Ed Venner (4 episodes, 2006)
Iain May (4 episodes, 2007-2011)
Graham Sherrington (4 episodes, 2007)
Ben Southwell (3 episodes, 2003)
Dennis Jarvis (2 episodes, 2003)
Richard Thomson (2 episodes, 2003)
James Wiseman (2 episodes, 2005-2016)
Rob Kaplan (2 episodes, 2005)
Gary Broadhurst (2 episodes, 2006)
Babak Zand Goodarzi (2 episodes, 2007)
 
Series Writing credits
Matthew Leys (2 episodes, 2015)
Martin Trenaman (2 episodes, 2015)

Series Produced by
Andy Wilman .... executive producer / series editor (177 episodes, 2002-2015)
Alex Renton .... producer / series producer / ... (113 episodes, 2006-2016)
Oisin Tymon .... assistant producer / producer (79 episodes, 2008-2015)
Grant Wardrop .... producer / assistant producer / ... (77 episodes, 2007-2014)
Justine Sullivan .... celebrity producer / celebrity associate producer (53 episodes, 2007-2011)
Gary Hunter .... executive producer (44 episodes, 2002-2004)
Pat Doyle .... series producer / film producer (42 episodes, 2006-2015)
James Wiseman .... assistant producer / film producer / ... (40 episodes, 2004-2016)
Gary Broadhurst .... series producer (37 episodes, 2004-2006)
Jay Miller .... celebrity producer (35 episodes, 2011-2015)
Greg Vince .... assistant producer / producer (34 episodes, 2011-2015)
Rowland French .... assistant producer / producer (32 episodes, 2006-2008)
Gavin Whitehead .... assistant producer (31 episodes, 2009-2011)
Nick Dalton .... assistant producer (31 episodes, 2011-2015)
Peter McCann .... series producer (19 episodes, 2003)
Chris Hale .... producer (12 episodes, 2010-2014)
Hannah Young .... assistant producer (8 episodes, 2014-2015)
Elena Christodoulou .... assistant producer (7 episodes, 2014-2015)
Maggi Gibson .... producer (6 episodes, 2002)
Katie Daughen .... assistant producer (4 episodes, 2015)
Clare Little .... assistant producer (2 episodes, 2013)
Paul Williams .... production executive (2 episodes, 2014-2016)
Chris Bower .... assistant producer (2 episodes, 2015)
Lucy Kenwright .... series producer (2 episodes, 2015)
Danielle Longhurst .... celebrity producer (2 episodes, 2015)
Sohail Shah .... commissioning editor (2 episodes, 2015)
Caroline Wright .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Original Music by
Christian Henson (31 episodes, 2002-2004)
Dominik Johnson (2 episodes, 2011-2014)
 
Series Film Editing by
Dan James (96 episodes, 2004-2016)
James Hart (57 episodes, 2008-2015)
Guy Savin (52 episodes, 2005-2009)
Andy Batten-Foster (34 episodes, 2003-2004)
James Bryce (29 episodes, 2003-2011)
Mark Talbot-Butler (27 episodes, 2005-2014)
Chris Muckle (26 episodes, 2003-2004)
Nik O'Dell (22 episodes, 2010-2014)
Brin (16 episodes, 2008-2010)
James Clement (14 episodes, 2005-2007)
John Bisset (12 episodes, 2009-2011)
Brian Hovmand (10 episodes, 2004-2005)
Chris Wright (9 episodes, 2003)
Gavin Douglas (8 episodes, 2002-2003)
Paddy Lynas (8 episodes, 2010-2011)
Daren Tiley (6 episodes, 2004)
Matthew Watson (6 episodes, 2005)
Craig Harbour (6 episodes, 2013-2014)
Dave Austin (5 episodes, 2002-2004)
Tom Fulford (5 episodes, 2002)
Paul Martin (5 episodes, 2004-2005)
Adam Rudd (4 episodes, 2004)
Richard Lace (4 episodes, 2006)
Chris Baker (4 episodes, 2007)
Jason Denning (4 episodes, 2013)
Daniel Richards (4 episodes, 2014-2015)
Dan Goldthorp (3 episodes, 2008-2014)
Dan Glendenning (3 episodes, 2008)
Greg Coyne (3 episodes, 2013)
Henry Dalton (3 episodes, 2015)
Adam Marangos (2 episodes, 2006)
Sebastian Morrison (2 episodes, 2006)
Paul Richmond (2 episodes, 2007)
Mark Roberts (2 episodes, 2013)
Benjamin Stott (2 episodes, 2015)
Conal Whyte (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Production Design by
Jonathan Paul Green (99 episodes, 2006-2015)
James Rowell (38 episodes, 2003-2004)
Simon Kimmel (6 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Art Direction by
Louisa Morris (14 episodes, 2006-2009)
 
Series Makeup Department
Dena Dawson .... manicurist (1 episode, 2013)
Michelle Daniels .... makeup artist (1 episode, 2015)
 
Series Production Management
Roger Houston .... production manager (46 episodes, 2003-2006)
Susan Cooper .... production manager (40 episodes, 2006-2008)
Emily Shapland .... production manager (25 episodes, 2010-2011)
Kate Jones-Mackay .... production manager (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
Kirsty Reid .... production manager (14 episodes, 2009-2010)
Lucy Bugiel .... production manager (13 episodes, 2008)
Jacqui Moore .... production manager (10 episodes, 2002)
Judy Evans .... production manager (10 episodes, 2003)
Sara Hulme .... production manager (9 episodes, 2014-2015)
Claire Pugh-Williams .... production manager (5 episodes, 2014-2015)
Christine Drew .... production manager (4 episodes, 2012)
Martin Rago .... production manager (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Benjamin Edwards .... first assistant director / assistant director (10 episodes, 2010-2016)
Shea Bradley .... assistant director (4 episodes, 2014-2015)
 
Series Art Department
Richard Clements .... graphics (1 episode, 2009)
Justin Leighton .... graphics (1 episode, 2009)
 
Series Sound Department
Russell Edwards .... sound: film / film sound / ... (104 episodes, 2003-2015)
Renato Ferrari .... sound: film / film sound (94 episodes, 2003-2015)
David Pollock .... sound supervisor (91 episodes, 2003-2011)
Kiff McManus .... sound: film / film sound / ... (81 episodes, 2004-2015)
Rob Entwistle .... sound: film / film sound / ... (70 episodes, 2005-2015)
Graham Kirkman .... dubbing mixer (40 episodes, 2007-2012)
Stewart Harper .... dubbing mixer (36 episodes, 2007-2011)
John Clements .... sound supervisor (33 episodes, 2011-2015)
Andy Hodges .... dubbing mixer / sound mixer (31 episodes, 2012-2016)
Chris Lebert .... sound: film / film sound (30 episodes, 2002-2013)
Sam Staples .... sound: film / film sound (26 episodes, 2003-2010)
Robin Saunders .... dubbing mixer (26 episodes, 2005-2006)
Simon Ware .... sound: film / film sound (25 episodes, 2002-2006)
James Kenning .... sound: film / film sound (21 episodes, 2003-2015)
Ryan Chandler .... sound: film (21 episodes, 2004-2009)
Michael Wood .... dubbing mixer (20 episodes, 2004-2012)
Peter Cowasji .... sound: film / film sound (17 episodes, 2006-2011)
Chris Walker .... sound: film / film sound (16 episodes, 2004)
Tim Worth .... sound: film (15 episodes, 2003-2006)
Keith Mayes .... sound supervisor (14 episodes, 2003-2004)
Chris Wright .... sound: film / film sound (14 episodes, 2005-2015)
Darren Tate .... sound: film / film sound (14 episodes, 2007-2012)
Dan Gable .... dubbing mixer (13 episodes, 2002-2004)
Julian Chatterjee .... sound: film / film sound (13 episodes, 2003-2007)
Luke Tennant .... dubbing mixer (13 episodes, 2003)
Laurie Rose .... sound: film / film sound (12 episodes, 2002-2003)
Paul Johnson .... sound supervisor (10 episodes, 2004-2007)
Colin Bowes .... sound: film (9 episodes, 2003-2011)
Marc Wojtanowski .... film sound / sound: film (9 episodes, 2006-2015)
Gabriel Scott .... sound: film / film sound (8 episodes, 2003-2012)
Patch Morrison .... sound editor (7 episodes, 2013-2015)
John Mooney .... sound: film (6 episodes, 2005)
Lucy Johnstone .... sound editor (6 episodes, 2014-2015)
Rob Leveritt .... sound: film (5 episodes, 2002-2003)
Keith Gunn .... sound supervisor (5 episodes, 2002)
Richard Munns .... sound: film / film sound (5 episodes, 2006-2013)
Mary Walsh .... dubbing mixer (5 episodes, 2013-2015)
Ned Hards .... sound: film / film sound (4 episodes, 2002-2007)
Andrew Chorlton .... sound: film (4 episodes, 2002-2003)
Gordon Nightingale .... sound: film / film sound (4 episodes, 2002-2003)
Steve Middleton .... sound: film (4 episodes, 2005)
Richard Miller .... film sound / sound (4 episodes, 2014-2015)
Dennis Fitch .... sound: film (3 episodes, 2002)
Lucy Pickering .... sound: film (3 episodes, 2003-2008)
Brian Powell .... sound: film (3 episodes, 2003-2007)
James Thomson .... sound: film (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Doug Dreger .... sound: film (3 episodes, 2003)
Grant Lawson .... sound: film (3 episodes, 2003)
Richard Walcott .... sound: film (3 episodes, 2003)
Phil Bax .... sound: film / film sound (3 episodes, 2011-2013)
Kirsten Jones .... sound: film (2 episodes, 2002-2003)
Tom Gibb .... sound: film (2 episodes, 2003)
Kenny Allan .... sound: film (2 episodes, 2004)
Patrick Boland .... sound: film (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mark Langton .... sound: film (2 episodes, 2006)
Simon Gennard .... sound: film (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
Joe Walters .... sound: film (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
Dave Calvert .... film sound (2 episodes, 2014-2015)
 
Series Special Effects by
John Rafique .... special effects supervisor (1 episode, 2012)
Scott McIntyre .... special effects supervisor (1 episode, 2013)
Steve Bland .... special effects supervisor (1 episode, 2015)
George Davies-Coward .... special effects technician (1 episode, 2015)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Matthew Lawrence .... motion graphics: Envy Post Production / map animations (9 episodes, 2014-2016)
Allison Brownmoore .... digital effects artist / visual effects artist (5 episodes, 2009-2010)
 
Series Stunts
Jim Dowdall .... stuntman / stunt coordinator (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Neil McLintock .... camera supervisor (141 episodes, 2002-2015)
Casper Leaver .... film camera / camera operator (136 episodes, 2002-2015)
Ben Joiner .... film camera / camera operator (135 episodes, 2002-2015)
Phil Piotrowsky .... camera operator / camera / ... (132 episodes, 2002-2016)
Iain May .... film camera (128 episodes, 2003-2016)
Rob McDonald .... camera operator / camera / ... (125 episodes, 2002-2015)
Dennis Fitch .... mini camera operator / minicams (122 episodes, 2003-2011)
James Ramsay .... camera operator / camera (121 episodes, 2002-2015)
Chris Kempton .... lighting director (90 episodes, 2006-2015)
Toby Wilkinson .... film camera / mini camera operator (69 episodes, 2004-2015)
Jay Kennedy .... film camera / mini camera operator / ... (62 episodes, 2005-2016)
John Couzens .... film camera (54 episodes, 2002-2005)
Leon Henry .... camera operator / camera (45 episodes, 2008-2015)
Stuart Gain .... lighting director (42 episodes, 2002-2005)
Chris Dunford .... film camera assistant / film camera / ... (33 episodes, 2009-2015)
Dan De Castro .... film camera (31 episodes, 2008-2015)
Thomas Thomas .... lighting technician (30 episodes, 2005-2008)
Nick Lawton .... film camera assistant / assistant camera (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Simon Wagen .... film camera (27 episodes, 2007-2015)
Will Churchill .... film camera (23 episodes, 2010-2015)
Julian Harries .... camera operator (22 episodes, 2002-2011)
Paul Bamford .... film camera / mini camera operator (20 episodes, 2005-2015)
Nick Kauffman .... camera operator / camera (20 episodes, 2011-2015)
Warwick Fielding .... lighting director (18 episodes, 2002-2005)
Charlie Ponniah .... film camera (18 episodes, 2004-2012)
Mark Cruickshank .... camera operator / camera (15 episodes, 2002-2014)
Paul Baldwin .... film camera (13 episodes, 2003-2008)
Derek Pennell .... camera operator (13 episodes, 2005-2013)
Ben Foster .... film camera (13 episodes, 2005-2008)
Andy Seggins .... film camera assistant / assistant camera / ... (13 episodes, 2012-2015)
Matt Ingham .... camera operator / camera (12 episodes, 2002-2006)
David Meadows .... film camera (12 episodes, 2003-2013)
Steve Lidgerwood .... film camera / camera operator (12 episodes, 2008-2015)
Nat Hill .... camera operator / camera (11 episodes, 2002-2011)
Steve Gray .... film camera / extra brave film camera (11 episodes, 2003-2016)
Tom Pridham .... film camera (11 episodes, 2003-2007)
Jonathan Henderson .... camera operator (10 episodes, 2005-2013)
Paul Dugdale .... camera operator (10 episodes, 2007-2008)
Jamie Cairney .... film camera (9 episodes, 2003-2004)
Chris Miller .... camera operator / camera (9 episodes, 2011-2015)
Gary Rogers .... film camera / film camera assistant (9 episodes, 2012-2015)
Bill Peachment .... lighting director (8 episodes, 2008-2011)
Mark Hammond .... film camera (8 episodes, 2008-2010)
Darren Cox .... film camera (8 episodes, 2010-2015)
Andrew Schaale .... mini camera operator / minicams (8 episodes, 2010-2014)
Jon Shepley .... mini camera operator / minicams (8 episodes, 2010-2014)
Keith Schofield .... film camera (7 episodes, 2002-2005)
Robin Sunderland .... film camera (7 episodes, 2002-2004)
Nick Manley .... film camera (7 episodes, 2004)
Will Potter .... film camera (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
Chris Omand .... film camera assistant / film camera (7 episodes, 2012-2015)
Will Antill .... film camera assistant / assistant camera (7 episodes, 2013-2016)
Paul Jarvis .... camera operator / camera (6 episodes, 2010-2014)
Ben Banayo .... film camera assistant (6 episodes, 2012-2015)
Claudio Cadman .... film camera assistant (6 episodes, 2012-2014)
Darren Simon .... camera operator (6 episodes, 2016)
Robin McDonald .... film camera (5 episodes, 2002-2004)
Mark Langton .... film camera / cameraman (5 episodes, 2004-2013)
Martin Schlote .... camera operator (5 episodes, 2005-2009)
Justin Evans .... film camera (5 episodes, 2005-2007)
Jonathan Thursby .... mini camera operator / film camera / ... (5 episodes, 2007-2009)
Daniel Henderson .... film camera assistant (5 episodes, 2013-2016)
Ross Wilson .... film camera assistant / assistant camera (5 episodes, 2013)
Steve Albins .... film camera (4 episodes, 2002-2005)
Nick Cleave .... film camera (4 episodes, 2004-2007)
Stafford Gillott .... camera operator / camera (4 episodes, 2004-2006)
Paul Riley .... film camera (4 episodes, 2004-2005)
Andy Watt .... film camera (4 episodes, 2007-2015)
Gary Boulter .... mini camera operator / film camera / ... (4 episodes, 2007-2008)
Sam Bishop .... jimmy jib assistant (4 episodes, 2009-2012)
Ahmet Bekir .... camera operator (4 episodes, 2009-2011)
Nathan Waters .... film camera assistant (4 episodes, 2012-2015)
Lewis Abbott .... film camera assistant (4 episodes, 2013-2016)
Rod Fountain .... photographer / still photographer (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
Lec Park .... mini camera operator / minicams (4 episodes, 2014)
Matt Wright .... film camera (4 episodes, 2016)
Barrie Foster .... film camera (3 episodes, 2002-2003)
Sean Wilton .... mini camera operator (3 episodes, 2003)
Andy Pilling .... mini camera operator (3 episodes, 2004-2013)
Shane Daly .... film camera (3 episodes, 2004)
Dave Evans .... camera operator (3 episodes, 2005-2007)
Paul Robinson .... film camera (3 episodes, 2006-2007)
Orlando Stuart .... film camera (3 episodes, 2006)
Adam Parkes .... mini camera operator / film camera (3 episodes, 2010-2013)
Konrad Frost .... film camera (3 episodes, 2013-2015)
Tom Roberts .... recording guarantee engineer (3 episodes, 2016)
Nigel Reynolds .... film camera (2 episodes, 2002-2003)
Mark Robinson .... film camera (2 episodes, 2003-2011)
Sam Key .... film camera (2 episodes, 2003-2005)
Matthew Huntley .... film camera (2 episodes, 2003)
Ben Wheeler .... film camera (2 episodes, 2004-2006)
Nigel Catmur .... lighting director (2 episodes, 2006-2016)
Mike Carling .... film camera (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Stephen Dobson .... film camera (2 episodes, 2006)
Matt Ball .... film camera (2 episodes, 2007)
Marcus Domleo .... film camera (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mike Callan .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2009)
Jamie Dodds .... film camera assistant (2 episodes, 2010-2012)
Carston Bell .... aerial camera operator (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
Alex MacDonald .... film camera (2 episodes, 2011)
Rob Sargent .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2011)
Stuart Keasley .... film camera / underwater camera operator (2 episodes, 2012-2013)
Michael Flores .... film camera (2 episodes, 2012)
Sean Webb .... film camera assistant (2 episodes, 2013-2016)
Jonathan Dennis .... film camera (2 episodes, 2013)
Sean Nolan .... film camera (2 episodes, 2013)
Mark Warmington .... film camera (2 episodes, 2016)
 
Series Editorial Department
Joe Orr .... on-line editor / colorist / ... (144 episodes, 2002-2016)
Hilary Briegel .... vision mixer (123 episodes, 2002-2013)
Nick Adams .... colorist / colourist (50 episodes, 2008-2012)
Steve Morris .... o.b. editor / OB editor / ... (31 episodes, 2010-2014)
Dicky Everton .... on-line editor (28 episodes, 2013-2016)
Lauren Stacey .... post production coordinator / post-production coordinator (26 episodes, 2013-2015)
Paul Fallon .... colorist / colourist (22 episodes, 2012-2014)
Simon Sanders .... vision mixer (15 episodes, 2007-2016)
Peter Lynch .... colorist (14 episodes, 2014-2016)
Leo de Wolff .... edit assistant (12 episodes, 2009-2010)
Billy Martin .... o.b. editor / location editor (11 episodes, 2008-2011)
Carol Abbott .... vision mixer (10 episodes, 2004-2015)
Tim O'Brien .... colorist / colourist (8 episodes, 2008-2011)
Allen Hotchner .... colorist / on-line editor (8 episodes, 2011)
Elizabeth Bradley .... post-production coordinator / post production coordinator (6 episodes, 2012)
Lewis Bullock .... edit assistant (6 episodes, 2016)
Leigh Panton .... vision mixer (5 episodes, 2003-2005)
Paul Jeacock .... edit assistant (5 episodes, 2016)
Caroline Carroll .... vision mixer (4 episodes, 2004-2009)
James Clement .... location editor / o.b. editor (4 episodes, 2008-2010)
Dan James .... editor in chief (4 episodes, 2011)
Tim Nash .... editor (3 episodes, 2002)
Marc Corrance .... on-line editor (3 episodes, 2013)
Alice Gordon-Lyons .... post production coordinator (3 episodes, 2015)
Ian Rowan .... vision mixer (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Blair Wallace .... colorist (2 episodes, 2013)
Alex Leask .... on-line editor (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Location Management
Chris Patterson .... location manager (1 episode, 2009)
Alastair Don .... location manager (1 episode, 2011)
Sergio De Vidovich .... location manager: italy (1 episode, 2014)
Christopher East .... location assistant (1 episode, 2014)
Oliver Bentley-Jones .... location marshall (1 episode, 2016)
Jaz Blair-Edmund .... location marshal (1 episode, 2016)
Jade Touron .... location marshal (1 episode, 2016)
 
Series Music Department
Ben Skilbeck .... music assistant producer / music supervisor / ... (13 episodes, 2013-2016)
Christian Henson .... music arranger (7 episodes, 2002-2004)
Brad Segal .... music supplier (6 episodes, 2016)
Tom Linden .... composer: additional music (5 episodes, 2010-2011)
Rhian Sheehan .... composer: additional music (3 episodes, 2007)
Walter Mair .... composer: additional music (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
Daniel Lessner .... composer: additional music / composer: stock music (2 episodes, 2008-2011)
William Richter .... composer: additional music / composer: stock music (2 episodes, 2008-2011)
Matthew Richard Harris .... composer: additional music (2 episodes, 2009-2014)
Alexius Tschallener .... composer: additional music (2 episodes, 2010-2013)
 
Series Transportation Department
Bob Ives .... vehicle technician / vehicle consultant (8 episodes, 2009-2014)
Karl Trunk .... vehicle technician / vehicle consultant (8 episodes, 2009-2014)
Peter Ross .... vehicle technician (2 episodes, 2013)
Max Hurst .... vehicle technician (2 episodes, 2014)
Stuart Oliver .... vehicle technician (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Other crew
Richard Porter .... script editor / script supervisor (174 episodes, 2002-2015)
Liz Campbell .... production team (158 episodes, 2002-2015)
Paul Williams .... production executive (99 episodes, 2007-2015)
Elena Christodoulou .... production coordinator / production team / ... (88 episodes, 2007-2013)
Elaine Stephenson .... production accountant (75 episodes, 2007-2013)
Graeme Robson .... engineering manager (73 episodes, 2005-2015)
Adrian Walsh .... assistant floor manager / floor manager (72 episodes, 2007-2015)
Hannah Young .... researcher / production team (65 episodes, 2007-2012)
Greg Vince .... researcher / production team (62 episodes, 2007-2011)
Nick Dalton .... researcher / production team (61 episodes, 2007-2011)
Marc Baker .... floor manager (52 episodes, 2004-2016)
Jane Bentham .... production executive (47 episodes, 2003-2006)
Rowland French .... researcher / production team (45 episodes, 2002-2006)
Andrew Jones .... engineering manager (42 episodes, 2003-2013)
Rob Smith .... floor manager (41 episodes, 2008-2015)
Katy Henderson .... researcher (39 episodes, 2003-2005)
Gavin Whitehead .... researcher / production team (39 episodes, 2006-2008)
Sara Hulme .... production coordinator (39 episodes, 2007-2010)
Stuart Fennimore .... researcher / production team (39 episodes, 2011-2014)
Neil Taylor .... researcher (36 episodes, 2004-2005)
James Wiseman .... researcher / production team (35 episodes, 2002-2004)
Jon Grubb .... production team (33 episodes, 2002-2004)
Oisin Tymon .... production coordinator (33 episodes, 2005-2007)
Rachel Lister .... production team / production coordinator (32 episodes, 2005-2007)
David Pembrey .... production team (29 episodes, 2003-2004)
Justine Sullivan .... guest booker (29 episodes, 2005-2007)
Alex Renton .... researcher (27 episodes, 2004-2006)
Sophia Vaizey .... production team (27 episodes, 2004-2006)
Rebecca Parnell .... production team / researcher / ... (27 episodes, 2013-2015)
Michelle Julier .... researcher / production team (25 episodes, 2002-2003)
Karina Rowe .... production coordinator (25 episodes, 2010-2011)
Ed Sharpe .... floor manager (23 episodes, 2002-2004)
John Manning .... production team (23 episodes, 2010-2011)
Catherine Donohoe .... production team / production coordinator (23 episodes, 2012-2013)
Grant Wardrop .... researcher (22 episodes, 2005-2006)
Andy Harriss .... health and safety/fire safety (21 episodes, 2006-2010)
Rick Horne .... production team (19 episodes, 2002-2003)
Laurence Hill .... guest booker (19 episodes, 2003-2004)
Jon Briest .... production coordinator (19 episodes, 2004)
Alec Potter .... floor manager (17 episodes, 2004-2005)
Owen Butler .... production team (17 episodes, 2005)
Mel Hoffman .... production executive (16 episodes, 2002-2003)
Jack Beardsley .... assistant floor manager (15 episodes, 2005-2007)
Sarah Dutton .... production team (15 episodes, 2008-2009)
Cheryl Parker .... production team (15 episodes, 2009-2010)
Richard Cole .... floor manager / assistant floor manager (14 episodes, 2003-2008)
Peter Holton .... production team (14 episodes, 2006-2007)
Jane Taylor .... production executive (14 episodes, 2006-2007)
Will Thomas .... production team (14 episodes, 2008)
Anna McGrath .... production coordinator / production team (14 episodes, 2009-2010)
Nicole Rosbergen .... production accountant (14 episodes, 2010-2011)
Lauren Webber .... production coordinator (14 episodes, 2011-2012)
Liane Zuchelkowski .... production coordinator (14 episodes, 2013)
Poppy Ross .... production coordinator / production team (13 episodes, 2002-2003)
Seonaid Murray .... production coordinator / production team (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
Michelle Clinton .... production coordinator / production co-ordinator (13 episodes, 2007)
Richard Shaylor .... engineering manager (12 episodes, 2003-2006)
Jack Burnford .... production team (12 episodes, 2003-2004)
Theresa Lydon .... production coordinator (12 episodes, 2003)
Chenoa Finlayson-Pugh .... production team / production staff (12 episodes, 2014-2015)
Emma Thompson .... production coordinator (12 episodes, 2014-2015)
James Tyndall .... production team / researcher / ... (12 episodes, 2014-2015)
Marc Wall .... production accountant (12 episodes, 2014-2015)
Helen Gibson .... production team / researcher (11 episodes, 2003-2004)
Tom Watt-Smith .... production team (10 episodes, 2003)
Louisa McDonald .... production coordinator (10 episodes, 2007)
Samantha Warham .... production accountant (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
Nick Gamble .... production team (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
Bob Young .... engineering manager (9 episodes, 2003-2010)
Ian Morris .... production team (9 episodes, 2003)
Nimira Velji .... production coordinator (9 episodes, 2003)
Jules Hawkins .... production team (9 episodes, 2004)
Claire Holdsworth .... guest booker (9 episodes, 2004)
Louise Owen .... production coordinator (9 episodes, 2010-2011)
James Woolley .... production team (9 episodes, 2010-2011)
Lew Henson .... engineering manager (8 episodes, 2003-2007)
Chaz Hine .... production team (8 episodes, 2010)
Emma Norrey .... production coordinator (8 episodes, 2010)
Kirsten Taylor .... production team (8 episodes, 2011-2012)
Roger Dempster .... floor manager (7 episodes, 2007)
Claire Foister .... production team (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
Simon Kay .... production team (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
Kelly Sait .... production accountant (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
Joe Faulkner-Edwards .... production team (7 episodes, 2009)
Irfhan Mirza .... production team (7 episodes, 2009)
Eddy Durnan .... post production runner (7 episodes, 2010-2011)
Craig Hobson .... post production runner (7 episodes, 2010-2011)
Laura Winser .... post production runner (7 episodes, 2010-2011)
Tom Carling .... production team (7 episodes, 2012)
Arno Seagrim .... production accountant (7 episodes, 2012)
Katie Daughen .... researcher (7 episodes, 2014)
Tracy Martin .... production coordinator (7 episodes, 2014)
Andy Batten-Foster .... creative director (6 episodes, 2002)
Bethanie Roser .... production team (6 episodes, 2002)
Yonni Usiskin .... researcher / production team (6 episodes, 2002)
Chris Gosson .... production assistant (6 episodes, 2007)
Anna McVey .... production team (6 episodes, 2008)
Ged Parsons .... script consultant (6 episodes, 2008)
Chris Gribbin .... production team (6 episodes, 2011)
Dominic Gatt .... production team (6 episodes, 2013)
Nicholas Krupa .... production team / production staff / ... (6 episodes, 2014-2016)
Steve Chapman .... engineering manager (5 episodes, 2002)
Mandy Read .... assistant floor manager (5 episodes, 2012-2014)
Polly Holton .... production team / production staff (5 episodes, 2014-2015)
Emma Lawrence .... production coordinator (5 episodes, 2014-2015)
Amanda Man .... production team (4 episodes, 2003)
Tom Munden .... production team (4 episodes, 2003)
Lucy Buckley .... production team (4 episodes, 2004)
Deborah McCarthy .... researcher (4 episodes, 2007)
Lee Hall .... assistant floor manager (4 episodes, 2008-2010)
Nick Keene .... floor manager (3 episodes, 2002)
Henry Biggs .... production team (3 episodes, 2003)
John Charlton .... engineering manager (3 episodes, 2004-2007)
Colin Hewitt .... engineering manager (3 episodes, 2004-2007)
Rachael Fraser .... production team (3 episodes, 2004)
Jo Ullman .... assistant floor manager (3 episodes, 2011)
David Gold .... floor manager (2 episodes, 2002)
Kat Gros .... production team (2 episodes, 2004)
Dave Currie .... engineering manager (2 episodes, 2005)
Gary Humphrey .... expedition coordinator / location safety advisor (2 episodes, 2007-2009)
Jo Ribeiro .... assistant floor manager (2 episodes, 2007-2009)
Osman Ijaz .... production team (2 episodes, 2007)
Catherine Clinton .... production team (2 episodes, 2008)
Ben Russell .... production team (2 episodes, 2008)
Chris Stott .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 2008)
Bill Blyth .... librarian (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Annie Francis .... post production producer (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Charlotte Hawkins .... post production co-ordinator (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Alan Conley .... floor manager (2 episodes, 2010)
Paddy Duffy .... production team (2 episodes, 2010)
Elizabeth Bradley .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 2011-2012)
Ben Hope .... security (2 episodes, 2013)
Roxanne Courtney .... production team (2 episodes, 2014)
Roxana Díaz .... fixer (2 episodes, 2014)
Terry Gordon .... fixer: shoot (2 episodes, 2014)
Nicholas Springate .... fixer: pre-shoot (2 episodes, 2014)
Grayce Elam .... production accountant (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Thanks
Edd China .... thanks (1 episode, 2002)
Mel Clift .... thanks (1 episode, 2008)
Anne Redgrave .... thanks (1 episode, 2008)
Danielle Roet .... thanks (1 episode, 2008)
Scott McMorris .... special thanks (1 episode, 2010)
Pat Sharples .... special thanks (1 episode, 2010)
Lucy Fleming .... thanks (1 episode, 2012)
 

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Australia:PG (most episodes) | Australia:M (season 18 and 19) | Canada:PG (Manitoba/Nova Scotia) | Canada:14A (Ontario) (some episodes) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Germany:6 (some episodes) | Germany:12 (some episodes) | Ireland:PG (some episodes) | Ireland:12 (some episodes) | Netherlands:AL | Netherlands:6 (season 15) | UK:15 (season 22) | UK:U (some episodes) | UK:PG (some episodes) | UK:12 (some episodes) | USA:TV-PG

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Trivia:
For the road test of the Ferrari Enzo, they asked Ferrari if they could borrow one, but Ferrari refused. Jeremy Clarkson then called Jay Kay and asked if he could borrow his, but he refused as well. However, Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason came to the rescue and agreed to lend Clarkson his Enzo if he advertised his new book on Top Gear. Clarkson accepted and slipped (not so) subtle references to the book during the car test.See more »
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Jeremy Clarkson:So, the BMW M6. How would it stack up to the Aston I drove earlier? There is a lot to not like about the BMW. The grotesque carbon-fibre dashboard, the enormous steering wheel and the fact that this one is the colour of a vet's forearm.See more »
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Featured in "Screenwipe: Episode #4.1" (2007)See more »
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112 out of 129 people found the following review useful.
This is one of the most well made stylish shows on TV., 11 January 2006
Author: shawntcarson from United States

Let me say that this is easily my favorite show on TV...ever. It's not just because I am a huge "petrol head" automobile fan either. More importantly, each episode is so finely crafted. The cinematography, music, commentary and choice of subject matter is second to none.

Top Gear could have easily just shot a car sitting on some asphalt and talked about it. Instead, they use all types of lens filters to color shots, cloud part of the shot, etc. They use high speed cameras to show a tire spinning in slow motion with the smoke wafting off the pavement. They take shots from helicopters high above through patchy cloud cover as a car cruises down a winding race track. Every shot is beautifully executed.

This camera work would be beautiful alone, but it has been paired with a fantastic soundtrack. Every song is picked to illustrate some sort of emotion. For instance, the main presenter, Jeremy Clarkson is driving his beautiful Aston Martin DB9 through the French countryside and he begins to speak about the beauty of the car and how it is like no other driving experience. It is his favorite car. As he is talking, the sun is setting and they use a soft filter on the camera with an amber tint. To top it all off they play Massive Attack's "Heat Miser". If you know this song it is a slow, warm, almost sad mixture of simple piano key notes and deep string instruments. It fits perfectly and really conveys the emotion of the moment. I can't stress enough how NO show on TV would even think of using songs from little known artists like Massive Attack. I could go forever but just know that they play punk, classic rock, new wave, classical, hip-hop and obscure UK electronic...and it all fits beautifully. Producers of TV and even movies should get some guts and learn that we know this music and it has a huge impact on the depth of a show.

With all of this fine camera work and music as a backdrop comes some great commentary from the 3 presenters. Jeremy Clarkson (the older know it all), Richard Hammond (the young wild one), and James May (the conservative middle age guy) combine to bounce intelligent and very opinionated commentary off each other. This is all mostly scripted, but they do it in a natural way. It all comes off as fun and off the cuff. They don't pull punches either. They regularly attack the government officials, protest groups, auto execs, and other countries. It is great to see a show that is not afraid to say whatever it wants without fear of offending.

Lastly, the choice of cars is fantastic. If you watch this show, likely you have some interest in cars (you don't have to...it's great entertainment). If you do, you'll appreciate how they pick everything from exotic supercars to econo boxes. They pick not only the obvious in each car class, but also some lesser known and interesting cars as well. Vehicles from all over the world are put to the test. I really love the fact that they pick some wildly expensive exotics and some extremely valuable collectors cars and actually drive them hard. Car shows usually show you these valuable cars, but then drive them slowly around because they are afraid of damaging them. Top Gear does a fantastic job of keeping the car reviews interesting. Want to see how fast a Ferrari 612 Scaglietti is? Well, lets put Jeremy in it and race it against a passenger jet carrying Hammond and Mays from London to Switzerland. How agile and fast is a Mitsubishi Evo? Let's put a champion rally racer in it and race it down a snowy mountain road against a championship bobsled team on a equal length chute. It's ideas like this that have kept this show fresh for so long.

There are many more aspects of this show I could talk about (ie. The Stig, Stars in a Reasonably Priced Car, the news, etc) but I am being a freak. I will end by telling you that the Discovery Channel has already aired a number of "edited for the USA" UK original episodes here in the States. They were chopped up and lost a lot of their flow and character. I was thrilled to see that Americans could get a chance to see this show. I was disappointed in Discovery for editing out a lot of the British slang, foreign cars, and worst of all the fun jabs at American culture. Are we Americans that sensitive that we can't handle pokes at our weight, love of anything big, gas guzzlers, and that our auto industry is falling behind? Are these secrets? Apparently Discovery execs think so. Well, Top Gear has announced they are making in conjunction with Discovery Channel a "Top Gear USA". They have said that the UK test run on Discovery was well received but (in their infinite wisdom) they think that a new USA version will go over better here. They have pulled the edited UK originals from Discovery and have already started shooting the new Top Gear USA. It is complete with a new trio of hosts, their own test track, and the Stig from the UK show. The biggest differences will most likely be no studio audience, only cars that we've heard of here, and a lot more US made cars. If you ask me this is a huge mistake. This show works as it is. Everyone I know here in the US that watches the unedited originals loves it. It goes to the old saying, "If it isn't broken, don't try and fix it.". I believe we will end up with a watered down, poorly conceived, cheaply made variation of a good thing. Wait...isn't that why America's auto industry is falling way behind? Ironic isn't it?

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