James is an English BAFTA-winning actor, writer and producer. He co-created and stars in the BBC Three comedy Gavin and Stacey. James is great for hosting awards at live corporate events.
James studied drama at Jackie Palmer Stage School and then attended Holmer Green Senior School and the Misbourne School, in Great Missenden.
His first role was in the musical Martin Guerre. He then starred in the British television series Fat Friends as Jamie Rymer, and played Gareth Jones in the series Boyz Unlimited. His TV work includes a role playing a bookish student in Teachers (Series 1, 2000) and he also made a guest appearances in Little Britain. James’ film credits include Mike Leigh's All or Nothing (2002).
James played the role of Timms in the original London stage production of Alan Bennett's play The History Boys, as well as in the Broadway, Sydney, Wellington and Hong Kong productions and radio and film versions of the play. James’ stars in the BBC Three comedy Gavin & Stacey that he co-wrote with his Fat Friends co-star Ruth Jones. As well as a second series for the BBC, James will act as executive producer for an NBC pilot of an American version of the show.
James guest hosted Big Brother's Big Mouth with his Gavin & Stacey co-star Mathew Horne in August 2007. James and Horne were the permanent hosts for the Big Brother's Big Mouth series running alongside E4's Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack in January 2008. He appears in the forthcoming film of Toby Young's autobiography How To Lose Friends and Alienate People and series two of Gavin & Stacey. He cohosted the Whats on Stage Awards ceremony in 2008.
Nominee for 2008 British Comedy Award for Best TV Comedy Actor and Nominee for 2008 British Comedy Award for Best TV Comedy for Gavin and Stacey. Winner of 2008 Writers Guild Award for Best TV Comedy for Gavin and Stacey . Winner of 2008 Best Comedy Performance Television BAFTA for Gavin and Stacey. Winner of 2008 BAFTA Sky+ Audience Award for Programme of the Year for Gavin and Stacey. Winner 2008 GQ Breakthrough Talent Award. Winner 2008 Edinburgh TV Award for Non-Terrestrial Programme of the Year Award, again for Gavin and Stacey.
James is now available for corporate events as an awards host.
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