Born on 27th February 1990, in Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom James made his stage debut as Mr. Barton in Bill Kenwright's number one UK tour of Agatha Christie's Witness For The Prosecution at The Princess Theatre Torquay. He's gone on to perform in Jesus Christ Superstar at The Exeter Northcott, Bill Kenwright's European Tour of Evita at The Bath Theatre Royal and The Bristol Hippodrome, Cabaret at The Sidmouth Manor Pavilion, The Sound of Music at The Exeter Northcott, The Taming of the Shrew at The Carlton Theatre Teignmouth, 'Allo 'Allo! at The Barnfield Theatre, Improperly at The South Devon Arts Centre, Acorn Antiques The Musical at The Barnfield Theatre, Jack and the Beanstalk, Round and Round the Garden and The Adventures of Mr. Toad all on tour. Films include World War Z (2013) for Paramount Pictures starring Brad Pitt. The Wedding Video (2012) for Timeless Films starring Miriam Margolyes. The Sweeney (2012) for Vertigo Films starring Ray Winstone. TV includes Skins for Company Pictures on E4, Wakey, Wakey for The Magic Four on ITV and Kennedy's Suicide Bomber a Smithsonian Channel and BBC co-production. TV commercials for Lumens and Haven Holidays. Radio includes A Comic Review of the Year for Witlash for the BBC. His agent is Michael Terry at Act Now.
Made his stage debut at The Princess Theatre Torquay in Bill Kenwright's production of Agatha Christie's Witness For The Prosecution playing the part of Mr. Barton a barrister.
Spent three weeks on Bill Kenwright's European Tour of Evita at The Bath Theatre Royal and The Bristol Hippodrome.
Was a cast member of BBC Radio Devon's A Comic Review of the Year which aired on 2nd January 2012.
Played dual lead parts in a special commissioned Jubilee radio drama which aired on Torquay based radio station Riviera FM in June 2012 called Point Blank for Restless Theatre Company. It was recorded at The Northcott Theatre, Exeter. It was written by Amelia Marriette who has formally worked for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Voiced Rik Mayall's Young Ones character Rick in a sketch for BBC Radio spoofing the increase in university fees.
Made his feature film debut in World War Z alongside Brad Pitt.
Filmed his role in The Sweeney alongside Ray Winstone at both HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs and Three Mills Studios.
Has performed at The Northcott Theatre in two different productions at an early age, the same theatre where performers such as Lesley Joseph, John Nettles, Robert Lindsay, Geraldine James, Celia Imrie and Imelda Staunton started their career.
Played a dancing and singing Chef on-board Warner Bros The Polar Express in the official UK South ride.
A member of Transitions Theatre Company who's patron's include West End performer and star of ITV's Goodnight Sweetheart David Benson and the BAFTA nominated stage and screen actor Murray Melvin, star of A Taste of Honey and Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon and co-stared with Sir Michael Caine in Alfie.
Saltash, Cornwall, United Kingdom: Performing as Mr. Toad in the musical The Adventures of Mr. Toad. [March 2013]
Totnes, England: Performing at The Totnes Festival [September 2013]
Has presented awards two years in a row at The South West Music Awards with winners including Joss Stone and DJ John Govier (BBC Radio).