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James May was born in 1963 but his development was tragically arrested at the age of 12. A confessed 'complete waster' until the age of 42, May then took the decision to apply his talent for the pointless in the direction of television. His oeuvre includes a record for the world's longest train set, building a real house from Lego, propelling ... See full bio »

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(2003-2018)
The Sweeney Stunts
(2012)
(2005)
(2013)

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 2021 Man Labs (TV Series) (1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2021)
 2020 The Grand Tour (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2020 James May: Oh Cook! (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Asian Fusion (2020)
 2020 James May: Our Man in Japan (TV Series documentary)
 2019 James May's Big Trouble in Model Britain (TV Mini-Series documentary) (written by)
  James May: The Reassembler (TV Series documentary) (writer - 6 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (written by - 1 episode, 2016)
- Portable Record Player (2017) ... (writer)
- Mini Motorcycle (2017) ... (writer)
- Food Mixer (2017) ... (writer)
- Christmas: Hornby Train Set (2016) ... (written by)
- Electric Guitar (2016) ... (writer)
  Toy Stories (TV Series documentary) (1 episode, 2014) (written by - 9 episodes, 2009 - 2014) (deviser - 6 episodes, 2009) (devised by - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2012)
- The Motorcycle Diary (2014) ... (written by)
- Flight Club (2012) ... (devised by) / (written by)
- The Great Train Race (2011) ... (devised by) / (written by)
- Hornby (2009) ... (deviser) / (written by)
 2014 James May's Cars of the People (TV Series documentary) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... (writer)
  James May's Man Lab (TV Series documentary) (devised by - 13 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (written by - 12 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #3.5 (2013) ... (devised by) / (writer)
- Episode #3.4 (2013) ... (devised by) / (written by)
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- Episode #3.1 (2013) ... (devised by) / (written by)
 2005 James May's Top Toys (TV Movie documentary)
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Other Works:

Premiere Attendee (with guest), the exclusive IMAX London UK Premiere of Oblivion (I) (2013). Sat in close proximity to both Bill Paxton & 'Crow_TLJ0NG', details found upon *video social media site, to include Actor/Director Dexter Fletcher . See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dr James May BMus | James of Bristol | James Murgh Masala | Agnetha May | Archbishop Desmond May | Charlie May | Ellie May May | Francis Ford May | Robert Leroy May | Sir Alec May | Sir James May | Sir Ranulph May | Terry May | Dr. May I Presume?

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've had this thing nearly a week and nothing has fallen off and everything still works. I mean, who the hell do the Italians think they are, anyway? The Germans? See more »

Trivia:

Fired from "Autocar" magazine after putting in a hidden message in the 1992 "Road Test Year Book" with the first letter in each review. The message read out, "So you think it's really good, yeah? You should try making the bloody thing up; it's a real pain in the arse". See more »

Nickname:

Captain Slow

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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