James May


January 31, 2016

3.0 1 x
James May goes off-road to tell the story of how the 4x4 conquered the world. From the wartime jeep to the global struggle between Land Rover and Land Cruiser, the white-knuckle world of rallying and boy racers, plus James conquers Mount Fuji and races through the sun-scorched Mojave Desert to decide which is the ultimate ...
Episodes 2017

At the Edge of Space

Expired 3.0 5 x
James May always wanted to be an astronaut. Now, 40 years after the first Apollo landings, he gets a chance to fly to the edge of space in a U2 spy plane. But first he has to undergo three gruelling days of training with the US Air Force and learn to use a space suit to stay alive in air so thin it can kill in an instant. ...

January 18, 2017

Expired 3.0 7 x
Back in the 1950s listening to music meant sitting around with your mum and dad and having to listen to whatever drivel they wanted, but thankfully along came the portable record player, which helped gave birth to the teenager and a magical music revolution.

January 11, 2017

Expired 4.0 11 x
As James May spends most of his spare time in his workshop tinkering around with old motorbikes, we thought we'd film it.

January 4, 2017

Expired 3.0 6 x
When it comes to cooking James May is not the first name that comes to mind, but when it comes to reassembling cooking appliances, James is your man.
Episodes 2016

December 28, 2016

Expired 4.0 8 x
Much like Santa Claus, James May has spent the year in his workshop getting ready for Christmas, in a festive special in which he reassembles his favourite childhood Christmas present.

July 4, 2016

Expired 3.0 9 x
Captain Slow finds out how we became a nation of car drivers. James hears how aspiration drove the development of the Rolls Royce and stages a travelling salesman race-off!

June 27, 2016

Expired 3.0 11 x
Top Gear's hairiest host explores the weird world of the microcar, revisiting Britain's infamous three-wheeled disasters as well as French deathtraps and German absurdities!

June 20, 2016

Expired 3.0 19 x
The one-time Top Gear host reveals how the masses were mobilised, hearing how the car industry in Japan and Germany bloomed after WWII. Plus, the sad tale of the Austin Allegro!

April 6, 2016

Expired 3.0 8 x
James concludes his quest to truly understand everyday objects by putting them back together piece by piece with an electric guitar.
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