His original BBC2, 5 part series was followed up with annual specials, the most recent of which saw the relatively useless ‘Action Man’ travel at the speed of sound.
Then there was James May’s Man Lab which ran for 3 series, where James and his team were on a mission to save ‘modern man’.
James has also been the host of the series The Reassembler, a documentary focusing on reassembly of various pieces of technology from the past.
James May’s Cars of the People unravels amazing stories of cars which have defined generations. The series was created, written and presented by James.
Other projects have taken him to the edge of space, forced him to share a caravan with Oz Clarke and seen him attempt to fly with a jetpack on his back.
James is also a very successful writer, having written his own books and is a frequent contributor to magazines and papers. And in addition to his obvious passion for cars, James also has a keen interest in all things ‘engine’ from motorbikes to aeroplanes and modern technology.
In 2020, James hosted a travel documentary named James May: Our Man in Japan A second series, James May: Our Man in Italy