James was born and raised in Doncaster, England. Following a Law Degree at The University of Liverpool, he trained classically at Birmingham School of Acting. Since then, James has worked internationally as an actor and comedian.
Recently, James appeared in the World Tour of the two-man, Olivier Award nominated, West End comedy Potted Potter, which included seasons in New York, Chicago and LA as well as tours of Australia, Asia, Canada and the USA.
In 2010, James became the youngest actor to ever play the role of Wilbur Turnblad, in Hairspray: The Broadway Musical (USA), a role he reprised in 2011. His theatre credits also include: Julius Caesar in Julius Caesar (UK Tour), Beast in Beauty & The Beast: The Musical (Qatar), The Importance Of Being Earnest (Derby), Ladies in Retirement, Carmilla, Design For Murder (UK Rep Tours), Alice in Wonderland: The Musical (Qatar), Snow White (Doncaster), Sleeping Beauty (Wimborne), Edward VIII (National Trust), St. Trinian’s: The Musical (London), The Memory Of Water (Birmingham) and Iago in Othello (Birmingham).
James also appeared in the American comedy improv show, Throw Me A Line and was the resident comedian on the world’s largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of The Seas.
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