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James May (II)


James May was born in the 18th century in the British city of Bristol. He studied music at university, although secretly he was thinking about old motorcycles. In his career to date he has been sacked from Autocar, let go from Driven, and relieved of his duties at CAR magazine. He previously presented Top Gear and is now one of the presenters on ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Grand Tour
The Grand Tour Himself - Host / Himself - Presenter
(2016-2017)
Top Gear
Top Gear Himself - Presenter / Himself
(2003-2015)
James May's Man Lab
(2010-2013)
James May's Top Toys
(2005)

Filmography

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 2016-2017 James May: The Reassembler (TV Series documentary) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Portable Record Player (2017) ... (writer)
- Mini Motorcycle (2017) ... (writer)
- Food Mixer (2017) ... (writer)
- Christmas: Hornby Train Set (2016) ... (writer)
- 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 Mini-Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2014)
- Episode #1.2 (2014)
- Episode #1.1 (2014)
  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)
- Episode #3.3 (2013) ... (devised by) / (written by)
- Episode #3.2 (2013) ... (devised by) / (written by)
- Episode #3.1 (2013) ... (devised by) / (written by)
 2005 James May's Top Toys (TV Movie documentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Commentary - Road Rage School, BBC1, 2005 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I am officially Captain Slow on the program. I can drive quite quickly around the track - I've done it a bit - but I think fast track driving is a little like playing the bagpipes. A gentleman can, but doesn't. See more »

Trivia:

Has a degree in music and an incredible wealth of music knowledge. He can play the piano proficiently, although rarely in public. See more »

Nickname:

Captain Slow

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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