Gadget Man

March 2016

Summer Holiday

3.0 13 x
Noel Fielding joins Richard Ayoade to road test holiday gadgets including a superfast motorcycle/car, anti-jet lag glasses, a BBQ dinghy and an unbreakable suitcase

Child's Play

3.0 8 x
Richard tests some parenting gadgets for toddlers through to teens with the assistance of Denise van Outen and Hugh Dennis, including a mind-controlled helicopter and a £10,000 robotic baby-sitter
February 2016

Health and Safety

3.0 12 x
Fearing that the world is a dangerous place for Gadget Man, Richard Ayoade tests security devices with Keith Allen and Bill Bailey, including a post-apocalypse survival kit that works at festivals too

Date Night

3.0 7 x
Richard joins comedians Katherine Ryan, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Tom Rosenthal in testing out dating and relationship gadgets - including 3D chocolate printing and virtual flowers

9 to 5

3.0 21 x
Richard beats the workday grind with cool, clever gadgets, and with the help of comedian Dara O'Briain and writer Grace Dent. He even arranges to do all his office work without leaving bed.

The Weekend

3.0 8 x
Richard tackles the great British weekend with comedians Sara Pascoe and Al Murray, from exercise to a night down the pub, the perfect selfie, and dodging the night bus home
January 2016

Staying In

3.0 19 x
Comedians Seann Walsh and David Mitchell help Richard Ayoade in his endeavour to prove that gadgets can make it possible to lead a full life, without even leaving the house


3.0 9 x
Richard meets an army of window-cleaning robots, samples some garden pods recommended by designer Naomi Cleaver and visits a super high tech home with Claudia Winkleman


3.0 10 x
Richard Ayoade checks out a robotic shopping assistant with farmer Jimmy Doherty. And Richard visits a busy department store to check out a 3D virtual mirror with actress Alison Steadman.


3.0 15 x
Can Richard Ayoade make himself a brighter man with the aid of gadgets? He gets Eamonn Holmes and actor Richard E. Grant to help, and challenges memory legend Dominic O'Brien to a contest.