Wednesday January 22, 2020

TV Picks of the Week

Emmanuel Kehoe presents the best programmes to watch out for over the next week.

27th January, 2013
Top Gear: tonight, 8pm, BBC One.

Top Gear

*Tonight, 8pm, BBC Two*

This show goes on and on, guzzling gas and behaving like a Bullingdon Club outing. The BBC rejected complaints last year that the programme's Indian road trip "displayed a hostile or superior attitude" to the natives, but earlier apologised to Mexico when co-presenter Richard Hammond suggested Mexican cars would reflect the characteristics of the people: "lazy, feckless, flatulent, overweight . . ."

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