Post by Yousuf Khan Post by ~misfit~ Post by Yousuf Khan
Okay, doesn't Clive James have a slight Australian accent, since he
is Australian? The guy in these videos is speaking very generic BBC
Clive doesn't have much of an accent. Most non-larrikin Aussies
quickly learn to drop the accent when staying the UK for any length of
Okay, let's go with that for the moment.
"A well known fan of motor racing, James presented the 1982, 1984 and
1986 official Formula One season review videos produced by the Formula
One Constructors Association, more commonly known as FOCA. James, who
attended most F1 races during the 1980s and was a friend of former FOCA
boss Bernie Ecclestone, added his own humour to the reviews which became
popular with fans of the sport. He also presented The Clive James
Formula 1 Show for ITV to coincide with their Formula One coverage in 1997."
He lived in the UK from 1962 until his death last Nov.
1987 was narrated by Peter Ustinov. In 1985 several of the current
drivers provide commentary. For the 1988 review, "all these fascinating
questions are answered when Stirling Moss and Tony Jardine give you your
pass to the pitlane."