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More from Bob Geldof’s lap in the Top Gear Kia

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He’s a Knight of the British Empire, Nobel Peace Prize nominee, immeasurably successful recording artist and best-selling author, but THIS is the pinnacle of Bob Geldof’s career – a drive around an unpopular part of Surrey in a keenly priced Korean hatchback.

By his own sweary admission, Mr G doesn’t like driving (or Mondays), but his pedaling skills earned him a respectable 14th place on our leader board. A feat made more impressive considering he drives a Toyota Previa.

In this clip, you’ll see some of his less successful attempts, the reason we had to buy a new Swear Bleeperizer and how Bob rates his own driving ability.


As per usual, you can share your thoughts on the lap – and the rest of the show – by visiting our cryptically headlined ‘post-show discussion’, which you can access by clicking on THESE BIG BLUE WORDS. And don’t forget to rummage through our behind-the-scenes gallery from filming.

Want more Geldof? Go and watch him live here:

Sat 4th IRELAND, Electric Picnic, Crawdaddy Stage
Wed 14th NEWCASTLE, The Sage Theatre
Thu 15th SOUTHPORT Theatre
Sun 18th CROYDON, Ashcroft Theatre
Tues 20th LONDON, Cadogan Hall
Wed 21st LINCOLN, Theatre Royal

Mon 3rd, LIEPZIG (details to follow)
Tues 4th, SWITZERLAND Kaufleuten, CH-Zurich
Wed 5th AUSTRIA, Burgheater, A-Vienna
Fri 7th GERMANY, RBB Sendesaal, Berlin
Sat 8th GERMANY, Alte Feuerwache, Mannheim
Sun 9th GERMANY, Theater am Tanzbrunnen, Koln
Tue 11th GERMANY, Fliegende Bauten, Hamburg
Wed 12th GERMANY Theater am Aegi, Hanover
Thu 13th GERMANY Prinzregententheater, Munchen
Sat 15th HOLLAND, Franeker / De Koornbeurs
Sun 16th HOLLAND, Melkweg, Amsterdam
Mon 17th HOLLAND, Hoogeveen, De Tamboer
Fri 21st SWEDEN, Teatern, Gothenburg
Sat 22nd DENMARK, Studie 2 - DR Byen, Copenhagen
Sun 23rd NORWAY, Sentrum Scene, Oslo
Mon 24th  SWEDEN, Katalin & All That Jazz, Uppsala
Wed 26th, SWEDEN, Nalen, Stockholm

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