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James May's Toy Stories

TVMA • British, Family, International, Reality • TV Series • 2009

James May is a man on a mission: he wants to get kids out of their bedrooms and away from their video games, he wants to drag parents off their backsi...more

James May is a man on a mission: he wants to get kids out of their bedrooms and away from their video games, he wants to drag parents off their backsi...more

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1 season available (9 episodes)

1 season available

(9 episodes)

Season1
Episode 1

Airfix

From sanding and painting to the huge task of gluing it all together, James constructs the world’s biggest Airfix kit - a full size Spitfire.
Episode 2

Plasticine

James and the team cultivate the world’s first Plasticine garden. And then enter it in the Chelsea Flower Show and wins a prize.
Episode 3

Meccano

One hundred thousand pieces of Meccano are painstakingly assembled to make a bridge twenty two meters long; big enough to span a Liverpool canal. But one wrong move and all that work, and James, could go for an unexpected swim…
Episode 4

Scalextric

James and his helpers lay nearly three miles of Scalextric track along the original route of the famous Brooklands race circuit. The track cuts right through buildings, across a river and several roads and into the record books.
Episode 5

Hornby

James builds the world’s greatest train set. Ten miles of track are laid along a meandering disused railway line to re-connect two coastal communities. For one weekend, the villagers get their railway back (it’s just a bit smaller than it used to be).
Episode 6

Lego

Find a location, have 3.4 million Lego bricks delivered and together with 1200 volunteers, build a house. Then live in it.
Episode 7

The Great Train Race

In this one-off special episode, James' team races against the German owners of Hamburg's "Minatur Wunderland" the largest model railway exhibit in the world.
Episode 8

Special: Flight Club

In this epic Toy Stories Christmas Special, James gets to the heart of the nation’s childhood love affair with the model plane and sets out to achieve what seems an impossible dream.
Episode 9

Special: the Motorcycle Diary

James puts an iconic toy to the most ambitious test ever attempted. The challenge: to build a motorbike and side car entirely out of Meccano to take on the Isle of Man’s legendary TT circuit.

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