James in his forties decided to put his hand to something he always wanted to do, which was train as an actor. He trained at the birmingham theatre school under Chris Rozanski and shortly after graduating, went on to perform in theatre playing an array of characters. After being nominated for best comedy act with stripped down theatre, James went on to perform for films ranging from student films to professional big budgets. James love of acting ,as he states, is part of his soul and he wouldn't be whole without entertaining. He is currently working with award winning Andy Dodd from MangoTree Films on a new horror titled The Apostate
Nominated for best actor for a BEFFTA award in the film, TO THE END OF THE ROAD.