Editions:  Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland
Advertisement

Top Gear show in doubt after Clarkson row

Share this article

Top Gear show in doubt after Clarkson row
Jeremy Clarkson (right) with co-presenters in a rehearsal for a Top Gear Live event in Oslo in 2011. Photo: Morten Holm / Scanpix
09:25 CET+01:00
A live version of Top Gear car show due to take place in Stavanger this month now hangs in the balance after the BBC suspended its presenter Jeremy Clarkson, the UK's Guardian newspaper has reported.
According to the newspaper, “a question mark now looms” over the sold-out event on March 27th and 28th. 
 
Clarkson, one of the BBC’s most highly paid presenters, was  "suspended pending an investigation" on Tuesday after an event co-presenter James May described as “a bit of a dust-up” with a producer. 
 
Peer Osmundsvaag from Atomic Soul, the company putting on the Top Gear Live Stavanger shows has so far been adamant that the events will go ahead. 
 
“Top Gear Live is unaffected by this and we look forward to four shows with all three presenters at the end of the month,” he told Norway’s Dagbladet newspaper shortly after the BBC announced Clarkson’s suspension on Tuesday.  
 
Osmundsvaag had yet to reply to an email from The Local by the time this story was published. 
Get notified about breaking news on The Local

Share this article

Advertisement

From our sponsors

The Swedish university where students tackle real-world problems

Ranked among the world's best young universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50, Linköping University (LiU) uses innovative learning techniques that prepare its students to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Jobs
Click here to start your job search
Advertisement
Advertisement

Popular articles

Advertisement
Advertisement