Wed, 1 April 2020
Jon Bentley joined the BBC’s Top Gear Program as a researcher. He went on to become Producer and Executive Producer of that hit TV show between 1987 and 1999. He produced other programs for the BBC including The Car’s The Star. In 2002, after time as a producer with ITV and the BBC Natural History Unit, he launched Fifth Gear for Channel Five and produced the show until 2004 when he joined The Gadget Show as a presenter. This gave him the opportunity to indulge in another childhood passion; technology. He is now established as the Program’s main gadget reviewer. Jon writes for Amateur Photographer and has penned stories for numerous other publications. In November 2019, Jon wrote his first book titled, Autopia: The Future of Cars, which was published by Atlantic Books.