As I’m sure you’ve guessed from the many, many, MANY posts on the subject – I’m something of a fan of Top Gear.
So with that in mind I’ve tried my best to avoid doing the obvious and posting Top Gear episodes as my iPlayer pick – I usually rate an episode somewhere between eight and ten every week – so it would be easy for me to choose it.
But it would be to pointlessly obvious, you know I like Top Gear, you know where the iPlayer is so it sort of acts as a default Pick without me actually saying it.
However, all that said and done – I am picking Top Gear this week. There are a few reasons for it, one of which is the openly political – stop nannying us rant – straight after a scene involving a hot day, no air con and three middle aged men in a sealed up car. See it for your self HERE.
But also because it is possibly one of the funniest episodes of Top Gear in the last few years. I spent the whole 55 minutes clutching my stomach in pain from laughing so much.
The three brilliantly childish presenters confront the credit crunch, in a way only Top Gear could/would by finding three ‘sensibly priced small cars’ and showing them off to bankers – they then paint them, add loud speakers and drive around Parliament Square.
As a bonus here is a video of Ken Block outside of Top Gear.
When I said Top Gear was a default pick of the week – to be honest – that’s true. My real pick of the week was supposed to be posted last week and was a radio pick. But I was stuck in Bristol and left it to late – the first part expires today.
But just in case you want to look it up on your favourite download service of choice – it was called Voyage and was an alternative history story on the tale of the American Space Programme.
Listen to the remaining parts on the iPlayer.
Giving you the embed is a bit pointless unless you see this before 18:30 tonight (Monday 6 July) but here it is anyway – just in case.
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