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The BBC has confirmed that the next series of Top Gear, starting on November 15th, will be in high definition

It's official. The BBC has confirmed that the new series of Top Gear will be broadcast in high definition when it starts this coming Sunday, November 15th.

Is the nation prepared to see Jeremy Clarkson and the gang in high-definition glory? At least the cars and locations should look good. For full details of what's on BBC HD that day, check out the listings page online.

Published 22/09/09

Good news for all HD-loving petrolheads – Top Gear is coming to BBC HD from November.

Top Gear's blog page confirms "filming is well underway on Series 14 and if all goes to plan it'll be on your screens by mid-November".

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While the BBC's internet blog claims that "after several hundred emails" the programme is now working wih high-definition cameras.

Danielle Nagler, Head of BBC HD, BBC Vision, said: "The BBC is aiming to extend the range of programming that is available [in HD], to showcase programmes that are loved in SD, and to explore the creative potential of the new technology."

Top Gear will join the likes of The Thick Of It, Waterloo Road and Countryfile on the BBC HD channel. 

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