At 19 James understudied Phillip Schofield in Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He then opened in The Who’s Tommy at the Shaftsbury theatre where he received an Olivier award nomination for best supporting performance in a musical.
Theatre includes: Tray Sophisticay in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (Sheffield Crucible); Lady Puck in The Donkey Show (Camden Proud Galleries); Mr. Tumnus in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (The Rose Theatre Kingston); Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors (Aberystwyth Arts Theatre); Colin in The Secret Garden (Birmingham Rep and West Yorkshire Playhouse); Peter in Peter Pan (West Yorkshire Playhouse and the Royal Festival Hall); Original Boq in Wicked (Apollo Victoria Theatre); John Hinckley in Assassins (Sheffield Crucible Theatre); Rusty in Starlight Express (Apollo Victoria and 1st national tour); Marilyn in Taboo (National tour); Nick in Fame (Arena tour Of Sweden); James in Godspell (Chichester Festival Theatre); Iras in Antony and Cleopatra and Lucius in Julius Caesar (Shakespeare’s Globe); Pippin in Pippin (The Bridewell Theatre); Benjamin in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (National tour) and James in James and the Giant Peach (National tour).
Television includes: Doctors (BBC); ‘Orrible (BBC); Casualty (BBC); The Seven Industrial Wonders of the World (BBC); The Inbetweeners (Channel 4); The C Word (BBC); A Tale of Two Cities (CBS) and most recently Suspects the improvised cop drama for Channel 5.
Recordings include: Peter Pan; Easy Virtue (soundtrack) and A Tale of Two Cities (international cast recording).