Clarkson dropped from Top Gear after attack on producer
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been dropped from the show after an unprovoked attack on a colleague, who ended up visiting a hospital A&E department as a result.
BBC director general Tony Hall said the decision had not been taken lightly but the physical violence and prolonged verbal abuse meant Clarkson had crossed a line.
North Yorkshire Police say they have asked to see the BBC's report on the incident and action will be taken if necessary.
Steve Hewlett reports for BBC Newsnight.
26 Mar 2015
- From the section Entertainment & Arts