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Richard Hammond considers renovation show with Jeremy Clarkson and James May

Richard Hammond considers renovation show with Jeremy Clarkson and James May credit:Bang Showbiz
Richard Hammond considers renovation show with Jeremy Clarkson and James May credit:Bang Showbiz

Richard Hammond wants to host a renovation show with Jeremy Clarkson and James May.

Richard revealed the former 'Top Gear' trio could be tempted to reunite for a travel and renovation show, similar to Amanda Holden and Alan Carr's make-over series 'The Italian Job', after their Prime Video programme 'The Grand Tour' ends.

When asked by The Sun if they would sign up to renovate a property abroad he joked: "That's genuinely not a bad idea, I might make a note of that and claim it as my own."

Richard, 54, Jeremy, 63, and James, 61, have worked together for 23 years and Richard admitted he is emotional as they prepare to say goodbye to 'The Grand Tour'.

He said: "I’m the oldest of three brothers so when we were kids and played Batman, I was Batman, that was that.

“But with us three, who have become brothers on TV for the last 23 years, I’m the youngest and it really took some getting used to.

"I quite enjoy it and I like that change. Being the oldest of three brothers brings a sense of responsibility sometimes, but being the youngest is great."

And, Richard is not sure what the future will hold for them.

He said: "We haven’t made any plans beyond. The key thing with these shows is it’s just us three on screen, but my god it’s a big crew.

“It’s like making a film and the quality of production, you cannot do that without the many skilled people on board, and it’s the same ones who’ve been with us for 20 years.

“It’s such a vast job, going out and filming. It certainly isn’t the end because there’s three cameras in each of our cars, three film crews travelling with us in separate cars, there’s a drone crew and minicab crew.

“There’s thousands of hours of footage that has to be gone through when we come back once we’ve said ‘wrap’ in the desert.

“So that’s why — and I’m not defecting here — any thinking about the end and what comes next is still a long way off as we’re still making the series. It’s a long job.”