Jeremy Clarkson returns to BBC to complete Top Gear series

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Jeremy Clarkson has been back to work for the BBC for the first time since he was axed from Top Gear to finish work on unseen footage from the last series of the BBC2 show.
The presenter, whose contract was not renewed after his assault on a member of the programme’s production team, returned to complete voiceover work on two films made before his departure. The BBC said he was not paid for the work, carried out under the terms of his old contract, which ran out at the end of March.

His former colleagues, James May and Richard Hammond, also returned to the programme’s studios to record links for the 75-minute episode, which will air on BBC2 in the next few weeks. It is the first time Clarkson has been back at the BBC since his departure, having pulled out of a booking to present BBC1 panel show Have I Got News for You.
A trailer for the one-off, destined to be BBC2’s most-watched show of the year given the popularity of the series and the controversy around the star, was released last week.
A BBC spokeswoman confirmed: “He has done the voice over for Top Gear. He came in to the BBC the week before last.
“He didn’t get paid to do it. Even though this happened after his contract was not renewed, it falls under his old contract.
“He is not banned from appearing on the BBC.”
Clarkson has been linked with a switch to either ITV or US on-demand service Netflix after his enforced departure from the BBC.
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