About The Show

James May is on a mission to save modern man.

Thirty years ago men were a resourceful, practical and dependable band of brothers, but not anymore.

Today we have lost the once-familiar skills all men had – the skills to build things, make things and mend things.

With James at the helm its time for man to become useful and resourceful again. Read More...

James May's Man Lab - Mondays, 7.30pm.

About James May

James May

James May

James Daniel May (born 16 January 1963) is an English television presenter, journalist and writer.

Episodes

Episode 1

Episode 1

The first of a new series that sees James May on a mission to save modern man – from themselves.

Episode 2

Episode 2

We learn how to navigate the high seas the old fashioned way using only a compass and a dog as navigational tools.

Episode 3

Episode 3

In this episode, we learn how build a sky rocket that would make NASA proud and two blokes settle an unresolved 25 year old dispute with a sabre duel.

Man Tips

The Art of Conversation

The Art of Conversation

This article is titled the Art of Conversation, because it is, an Art. Some people find conversation easy and make it look effortless. So much so, that you may think it’s inherent in one’s personality and that you “just aren’t good at small talk”.

Ten Tools Every Man Should Own

Ten Tools Every Man Should Own

As men, we like to be useful. Or at least appear to be so. James May bemoans the fact we use Builders Squares as Hammers (kiwi ingenuity? Supposedly not) when knocking up those shelves we promised our better halves years ago.