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Suzi Perry To Be Part Of New 'Top Gear'?


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Suzi Perry, the BBC’s official Formula 1 correspondent, has emerged has a possible candidate to help Chris Evans front the revamped ‘Top Gear’ when it eventually returns to screens.

The presenter and former model would initially not be drawn on the rumours when asked directly by Philip Schofield on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ on Wednesday (July 1st), rebuffing the suggestion that the position was hers by saying: “It’s nobodies, it’s Chris’s. It’s down to Chris, and it’s down to BBC Two.”

Suzi PerrySuzi Perry could be presenting 'Top Gear' alongside Chris Evans

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Chris Evans - Clean shaven Chris Evans pictured going for a run after hosting his breakfast show at the BBC Radio 2 at BBC Western House - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 24th June 2015

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Chris Evans - Chris Evans pictured leaving the Radio 2 studio after hosting his Breakfast Show at BBC Western House - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 23rd June 2015

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So Was Jeremy Clarkson Actually Asked To Return To 'Top Gear'? BBC Bosses Say No


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BBC Director General Lord Tony Hall has denied the corporation ever asked Jeremy Clarkson to return as the host of ‘Top Gear’, after the presenter claimed he was offered the gig but turned it down. Clarkson had said he had met with a BBC executive last week, who'd asked him to rejoin the show, but that he'd declined saying 'too much had gone on'.

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson says he was asked to return as ‘Top Gear’ host.

Appearing on BBC One’s ‘The Andrew Marr Show’ on Sunday, Lord Hall denied Clarkson’s claims saying, "I have no idea what all that's about…I made it absolutely clear when I said we were going to part company that that was it.”

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Chris Evans leaves BBC Studios via taxi bike after a taping of 'The One Show'

Chris Evans - Chris Evans leaves BBC Studios via taxi bike after a taping of 'The One Show' - London, United Kingdom - Friday 19th June 2015

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The One Show filming in London

Alex Jones and Chris Evans - The One Show seen filming in London at BBC Studios in London , Alex Jones and Boris Becker seen driving car using a app on phone. - London, United Kingdom - Friday 19th June 2015

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BBC Two Boss Denies 'Top Gear' Co-Host Will Be Female


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BBC Two boss Kim Shillinglaw has played down Chris Evans's assertion that his co-presenter on Top Gear will be female. Evans, who was unveiled as Jeremy Clarkson's replacement on the motoring show, had said that he could confirm "definitely, 100 per cent" that he would be joined by a female co-host.

Chris EvansChris Evans said that one of his co-hosts would "definitely" be female

However, Shillinglaw said there would be "No gender diktats" on the show and that the decision will be "about what's right for the show." 

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'Top Gear': Chris Evans Says He Has The Blessing of Jeremy Clarkson


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Chris Evans says he has the blessing of Top Gear's former hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May after being announced as the new presenter of the BBC show. Speaking on his Radio 2 breakfast show, Evans said he texted all three presenters before the announcement was made.

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Hammond wished him good luck and said he "didn't blame him" for taking the job while Clarkson wished him "the best of luck," Evans said. 

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Chris Evans Confirmed As New Host Of 'Top Gear'


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It’s the news that many suspected would finally come, but the BBC has today confirmed that Chris Evans will be the lead presenter of an “all new” line-up of ‘Top Gear’ in 2016.

The official ‘Top Gear’ site first posted the announcement on Tuesday (June 16th) that the BBC Radio 2 presenter would be fronting a revamped version of the show next year. Of course, the news also means that Richard Hammond and James May will not be returning to the show, despite a rumoured £4.6 million offer each to remain with the BBC.

Chris EvansChris Evans will be the new lead presenter of a re-vamped 'Top Gear' in 2016

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'TFI Friday' Special Comeback Episode Is A Ratings Hit For Channel Four


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'TFI Friday’s' 20th anniversary special proved a smash hit for Channel 4 yesterday evening (June 12th) pulling in a massive 4.3 million viewers. Host Chris Evans returned for the one-off special episode, with guests including Jeremy Clarkson, Blur and Lewis Hamilton.

Chris EvansChris Evans returned as the host for the show’s 20th anniversary special.

The show was on such a roll that Channel 4 even gave it an extra 15 minutes after it ran over its allocated time slot. Chris Evans certainly seemed to enjoy his time hosting the show again, tweeting, "Did that really happen last night ? My wife has the MOTHER of all hangovers - hilarious,” on Saturday morning.

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BBC Releases Final 'Top Gear' Episode Trailer To Feature Jeremy Clarkson


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The BBC has released the trailer for the last ever ‘Top Gear’ episode to feature Jeremy Clarkson, and it looks set to finally close out the era in fine style.

The 33-second clip was released on Tuesday evening (June 9th), and features the now-sacked presenter and his two co-hosts Richard Hammond and James May dressed in dinner jackets and standing in a desert. They receive a challenge to race cheap cars while towing caravans to a finish line in order to avoid a forfeit.

Jeremy ClarksonOne last time: BBC releases last ever 'Top Gear' trailer for a Clarkson-starring episode

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Jeremy Clarkson To Return To Screens For First Time Since 'Top Gear' Sacking, On Channel 4's 'TFI Friday' Special


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Jeremy Clarkson is set to make his return to television nearly three months after he was sacked, on Chris Evans’ Channel 4 special ‘TFI Friday’ on June 12th. However, contrary to rumours doing the rounds, Evans is not making a film for ‘Top Gear’.

On Sunday, the radio DJ sparked a frenzy of speculation that he was to take over the vacant presenting spot on BBC2, after he told Tim Lovejoy on C4’s ‘Sunday Brunch’ that he was making a “secret ‘Top Gear’ film. However, the BBC confirmed on Monday (June 8th) that whatever Evans was up to, the ‘film’ hadn’t been commissioned by them.

Jeremy Clarkson Chris EvansJeremy Clarkson with Chris Evans back in May 2015

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Liam Gallagher, Roger Daltry and Ian Broudie Form Supergroup


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Liam Gallagher is forming a super group with The Who's Roger Daltry, Ringo Starr's son Zak Starkey and the Lightning Seeds's Ian Broudie at the request of Chris Evans for the revival of TFI Friday on June 12. The band are said to be covering The Who's My Generation.

Beady EyeLiam Gallagher has a little more time on his hands after the break-up of Beady Eye

"Liam's got a bit of time on his hands since Beady Eye called it a day last year, so he fancied trying his hand at something new," a source recently told the Sun. "He's told his mates he's pretty bored. Other than Noel, you would be hard pushed to find a better set of bandmates than Roger, Ian and Zak. It's a proper supergroup and the performance will be something to remember."

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Subtitles Have China Flummoxed


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Avengers: Age of Ultron has just opened in the lucrative Chinese market, though the movie is already causing irritation in the country for its seemingly inaccurate subtitles.

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In one particular scene, Captain America says "I'm home", which has been translated in Chinese to "I'm good". Another line about having to wait too long appears as "I am very old."

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