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Top Gear in KerryThe premiere of the new series of Top Gear – which spent three days shooting scenes in Kerry last month – airs tonight.

Presented by Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc – the actor who played Joey in Friends – the series is set to feature footage from Kenmare, Killarney, Dingle, Conor Pass, Gallarus and Slea Head.

The new series will be seen in 83 countries and has a global viewership of millions.

According to the BBC, Kerry is not expected to feature in tonight’s opening episode, but in the second or perhaps third episode.

Speaking on The Graham Norton Show this past weekend, Matt Le Blanc recalled his time in The Kingdom: