James is a director and playwright based in Edinburgh.

Since 2014, he has been producing plays with his own Edinburgh company Aulos Productions, including the award-winning productions First Class (2014) and Gobland for the Goblins! (2017)

As well as working with Strange Town, he is currently working as a Youth Theatre tutor with East Lothian Youth Theatre. He has also worked for groups including Passion4Fusion and Bedlam Youth Project, and has operated as the Children’s Shows editor at Broadway Baby for the past four Edinburgh Fringes.
He was very active in student theatre whilst studying an undergraduate degree Ancient & Medieval History at Edinburgh University. For his efforts, he was awarded Honorary Life Membership of the Edinburgh University Theatre Company prior to graduating in 2014.
He is currently undertaking a postgraduate MFA in Directing at Edinburgh Napier University.