Stars and their Cars

Hitching a ride with Martin Clunes


  1. Posted on March 23rd, 2016 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. The award-winning actor is probably best known for his years as the wayward Gary Strang in Men Behaving Badly and more recently as the irascible doctor in the ITV series, Doc Martin. He became President of the British Horse Society in 2011. What car do you drive? A 2005 BMW 650. I really love it. It’s so smart. It still turns […]

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Hitching a ride with Jason Durr


  1. Posted on August 14th, 2013 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Who taught you to drive? I was 18 when I started driving, I took lessons with BSM.  My instructor was very experienced, he not only taught me everything I needed to pass the test but he also gave me a great insight into the world of motoring generally.   Did you pass your driving test […]

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Stars and their Cars – Tom O’Connor


  1. Posted on May 15th, 2013 by David Motton
  2. Tom O’Connor has been a household name for decades through his stand-up comedy and television presenting. As well as hosting his own entertainment shows, including ‘The Tom O’Connor Show ’, ‘Wednesday at Eight’, ‘Night Out at the London Casino’ and ‘London Night Out’, Tom is well known for his quizzes and game shows, such as […]

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Stars and Their Cars – Stephen Bowman


  1. Posted on January 30th, 2013 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Stephen Bowman is a member of British harmony group Blake, who picked up their first Brit-Award in 2008, before securing another nomination in 2010. Blake have sold over 1.5 million albums worldwide, performed at Buckingham Palace and given over 450 concerts in the last 6 years. Their 4th album ‘Start Over’ has just been released […]

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Stars and Their Cars – Valerie Singleton OBE


  1. Posted on October 19th, 2012 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Valerie Singleton, OBE is best known as a presenter of the popular children’s series, Blue Peter. She joined the BBC in 1961 as a continuity announcer and in 1962 joined Blue Peter where she stayed until 1972.  Since then, Valerie has appeared in many other programmes including the BBC’s Nationwide and the late night news […]

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Roy Hudd OBE


  1. Posted on July 24th, 2012 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. So Roy, how long have you been driving? I have never passed my driving test nor have I ever owned a car! There have however, been many instances in my career when a script has arrived and there’s been scenes where ‘Roy Hudd pulls up in his car’ or is required to be seen ‘driving […]

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Hitching a ride with Rachael Heyhoe Flint OBE


  1. Posted on May 28th, 2012 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. The name Rachael Heyhoe Flint will always be associated with women’s cricket in England – she’s the most famous female cricketer these shores have ever produced. Born in 1939, Rachael made her Test debut in 1960 and went on to represent her country for an incredible 22 years. For 12 of these years she was […]

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Esther Rantzen CBE


  1. Posted on February 16th, 2012 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. How long have you been driving? I’ve been driving for nearly 50 years. I learnt to drive in my 20’s. Whilst at university we went everywhere on bikes and so I didn’t need a car. Who taught you to drive and do you have any particular memories of your driving test? My driving instructor was […]

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Kenny Ball


  1. Posted on August 18th, 2011 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Probably the greatest test of an artist’s success is his durability. For over 50 years Kenny Ball, along with his Jazzmen, has flown the flag across the world for his particular brand of traditional jazz. Kenny calculates he’s been round the world 17 times! He had his first chart success with ‘Samantha’ in 1960. From […]

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Zoe Tyler


  1. Posted on June 20th, 2011 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Actress, Singer, West End Star and Vocal Coach are just a few of Zoe Tyler’s many talents.  She has appeared on countless TV shows in her various guises, and is currently a regular presenter on ITV’s award-winning daytime chat show, Loose Women.  Zoe kindly took some time out of her very busy schedule to talk […]

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