Cape Town – We recently reported that the new Top Gear host, Matt LeBlanc, would like to come to South Africa to film the show.
It turns out that his wish has just been granted.
The crew has headed to our shores to film scenes for the new season of the motoring show.
The actor took to Twitter to post this picture.
Shooting on TopGear in South Africa. Great day. pic.twitter.com/v1RLrolY9F— Matt LeBlanc (@Matt_LeBlanc) March 1, 2016
Shooting on TopGear in South Africa. Great day. pic.twitter.com/v1RLrolY9F
Co-host Chris Evans posted this picture which, according to a source, is at a traffic circle in the heart of Umhlanga.
Spiteri Top Gearing. South Africa. Top Girl. pic.twitter.com/NvAvV5mVeD— Chris Evans (@achrisevans) February 28, 2016
Spiteri Top Gearing. South Africa. Top Girl. pic.twitter.com/NvAvV5mVeD
Top Gear SA editor has confirmed that filming for the new season is taking place.
Filming of the season has been marred by setbacks as it was expected to start airing on 8 May, but now it has been delayed until 22 May, and has also been cut from being an eight-part series to six.
Executive producer Lisa Clark also quit the show five months into filming of the new season.
Matt LeBlanc will return to host Top Gear with a new series set to air in South Africa next year. Read More »
Geri Horner is being lined up to present Great British Bake Off, according to The Sun. Read More »
South AfricaCity Press
Cape TownCity Press
HousesR 3 400 000
HousesR 1 599 000
TownhousesR 4 950 000