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Top Gear move likely to affect religious following

Top Gear viewers today expressed their anger at how they will have to pay £79 a year to watch Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May’s new show on Amazon’s streaming service.

The former BBC trio announced a deal with the online giant Amazon to present three seasons of their currently untitled programme.

Amazon is said to be investing at least £20 million (R396.41 million) in the anticipated show, including pay packets and production costs. Camilla Bath speaks to UK correspondent Gavin Grey on the the Top Gear move.

Listen to the full interview below:

The programme will be available to Amazon Prime customers worldwide.

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