In James May's Toy Stories, he is going to take some of Britain's best-loved toys and put generations of families at the heart of some ludicrously ambitious adventures that will remind us all of the joys of making something together, with toys that have long captured the imagination. He builds a full size Lego house, wins a major award at the Chelsea Flower Show for his Plasticine garden and breaks two world records. Having tasted defeat James May makes a new attempt to run a Hornby model railway between two towns. HeGÇÖll select a crack team of engineers, and James tests out new power systems and trains. The key to success will be keeping the trains on the track GÇô so JamesGÇÖ team comes up with a revolutionary yet temperamental track laying machine that almost derails the whole race. James MayGÇÖs Toy Stories returns for a brand new special. This time, James will attempt to fulfil a lifelong ambition - to design, build and fly an unmanned toy glider 20 miles over the ocean. It will be a world first in toy glider history and could prove to be the most difficult Toy Story challenge to date. James enlists the help of aeronautical engineers, some fanatical hobbyists and some very keen students in order to create the most amazing Toy Story you have ever seen. GÇÿFor too long now we have regarded the great toys as mere playthings. It's time to use them to bring people together and achieve greatness. And I bet it'll be a right laugh as well.GÇÖ James May James wants to get kids out of their bedrooms and away from their games consoles, he wants to drag parents off their backsides and get them all playing together again. JAMES MAY'S TOY STORIES James sets out to prove why traditional toys are still relevant today when he pushes them to the limit by spectacularly supersizing them he then attempts to make them relevant in todayGÇÖs technologically obsessed world. JAMES MAY'S TOY STORIES SPECIAL: THE GREAT TRAIN RACE - HORNBY TRAIN Having tasted defeat in the original series, James May makes a new attempt to run a Hornby model railway between two towns. Developing a totally fresh approach to the challenge, James has a second attempt at building the longest-ever model railway track. JAMES MAYGÇÖS TOY STORIES SPECIAL: FLIGHT CLUB A world first and a lifelong ambition, with the help of aeronautical engineers, some fanatical hobbyists and some very keen students is this the most amazing Toy Story you have ever seen? James looks at the balsa wood planes that inspired a generation of children.
James May's Toy Box (Toy Stories/train Race/flight Club)
James May is a man on a mission!
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