Jeremy Clarkson To Be Replaced On 'Top Gear' By Philip Glenister?

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Philip Glenister has become the latest celebrity to be added to the long list of potential replacements for Jeremy Clarkson on ‘Top Gear’.


The actor and car fanatic is reportedly among producers’ top picks to front the BBC motoring show, as part of a “massive revamp”, coming next year.

Philip Glenister

"It also helps that he is considered a friend of the BBC.”

Best known for his role as DCI Gene Hunt in ‘Life on Mars’ and its follow-up ‘Ashes to Ashes’, last year Philip made his presenting debut on the Channel 4 show ‘For The Love Of Cars’, alongside car restoration expert Ant Anstead.

Jeremy Clarkson

“There are more experienced hosts being considered, but they just think he would be a really good fit for next year’s ‘Top Gear’.

"They are planning a massive revamp, but at the same time they don’t want to reinvent the wheel - it still has to appeal to fans."

It was thought last week that Jeremy could be returning to the BBC to front one episode of ‘Have I Got News For You’, though it was later confirmed that he had pulled out of his planned appearance.

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