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James May Booking Agency Profile

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James Daniel May is a journalist and television host from England. Most notably, he co-hosted the driving show Top Gear from 2003 to 2015 with Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond. Additionally, he was a director for the long-gone production business W. Chump and Sons. Along with his former coworkers from Top Gear, Clarkson and Hammond, and former Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman, he co-presents the television program The Grand Tour for Amazon Prime Video. May has also given programs on topics like toys, wine culture, science and technology, and the state of manliness in contemporary society. From 2003 to 2011, he produced a weekly piece for The Daily Telegraph's automotive section. In 2015, May launched his own YouTube channel called "JM's Unemployment Tube" when the BBC canceled Top Gear as a result of Jeremy Clarkson's firing. The channel, which primarily consists of cooking videos shot in his kitchen and mock constructions of Airfix models, has more than 230,000 followers as of March 2021. On this channel, his most recent video was published on February 20, 2021. In 2016, May and his former Top Gear co-hosts established DriveTribe, a social media platform for auto enthusiasts. In 2019, May replaced JM's Unemployment Tube with films she produced on the Drivetribe spin-off brand Foodtribe, frequently using a tiny, bedsit-style kitchen setup known as "The Bug-out Bunker." Since then, the channel has adopted the name "What Next" When one of his Foodtribe videos went viral, May became a web meme. May prepares two cheese sandwiches in it, and she says the word "cheese" while doing so. The saying gained notoriety and was incorporated into numerous memes and graphic macros..

How to hire James May for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking James May to speak.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like James May, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking James May or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
James May's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking James May for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book James May, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing James May. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate James May booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book James May for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final James May booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will James May charge for an event. One example fee to book James May is in the starting range of $40,000-$74,999. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the James May agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The James May manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book James May for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the James May agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book James May, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the James May booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for James May, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Speaker
Speaking Topic
Film-TV
Range
Actor-Car Show, Author, Film-TV, Author-Celebrity, Author-Media Personalities, Motorsports, Male, Age Group-60's+, British
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