LONDON, March 19. /TASS/. Top Gear’s James May and Richard Hammond have refused to continue filming the show without Jeremy Clarkson who was suspended over a controversial row with a producer, British media reported on Thursday, citing a BBC executive.
May and Hammond were offered a chance to complete filming of the remaining Top Gear episodes but "they didn’t want to do it without Jeremy."
Daily Mail reported today that British actor, writer and director Stephen Fry is considered as a possible successor to Clarkson.
Jeremy Clarkson was suspended on March 10 after a row over catering with Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon. The results of the investigation are expected to be announced later this week.
Top Gear is one of the most popular BBC television shows. The program is broadcast all around the world, including in Russia, and enjoys an audience of 350 million people.