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The Great Escapists: Richard Hammond stars in new Amazon show

Jeremy Clarkson, 60, and Richard Hammond, 51, have been working together for years, having presented Top Gear alongside James May, 57, before the trio took on The Grand Tour. Each of them have pursued their own solo projects over the years, including hosting quiz shows and venturing down a culinary path. However, Richard has teamed up with Mythbusters star Tory Belleci, 50, for a new Amazon programme and in the first look at the show, the motor vehicle enthusiast makes a sly dig at one of his co-stars.

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It was revealed several months ago Richard would be venturing out on his own but the details of the show and what to expect have been kept a secret.

On Tuesday, it was announced the programme would be called The Great Escapists and the episodes will land on the streaming service later this month.

The premise of the action sees The Grand Tour presenter stranded on a deserted island with his new co-star, Tory.

Putting their creative minds together, the pair have to learn how to survive in the great outdoors and how to get to safety.

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To kickstart the one minute trailer for his new project, Richard takes a swipe at Jeremy as he emerges from a crate and recreates the iconic Cast Away scene where Tom Hanks’ character talks to a football.

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Jeremy Clarkson branded 'old and leathery' by Richard HammondJeremy Clarkson branded 'old and leathery' by The Grand Tour co-star Richard Hammond (Image: ITV)

Richard Hammond The Great EscapistsRichard Hammond stars alongside Tory Belleci in The Great Escapists (Image: Amazon)

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Holding his own football, Richard branded his friend: “Old, leathery and out of shape," adding: “I shall call you Clarkson.”

Moving on from his swipe at the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire host, the presenter is then seen in several scenes from the show.

“We’re stranded on a desert island, we’re not going anywhere,” the motor vehicle enthusiast is seen telling

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