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GARY JAMES

Actor/Director/Singer

Photographs of Gary James
AWL rehearsal photographs

Gary James was the founder member of The Activists, (Young Peoples Theatre Scheme) at the Royal Court, where he trained under Gerald Chapman. He recently appeared in a Channel 4 documentary about the classic music show The Tube, as part of revisiting the programme that changed television in the early 1980s. Gary was one of the original presenters of the show and worked on it for the first two and half years.

Gary is one of the original members of AWL and appeared in numerous plays since its earliest days at Riverside Studios.

Height
5'8" (173cm)
Eye Colour
Brown
Weight
12st. 4lb. (78kg)
Hair Colour
Dark Brown
Playing Age
41 - 55
Voice Character
Authoritative
Appearance
 
White
 
Voice Quality
 
Strong
 
Accents
American-New England, American-Standard, Australian*, Belfast, Birmingham, Black Country, Cockney, Dublin, East European, English-Standard, Estuary English, French, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Kent*, Liverpool*, London*, RP, Sussex
Performance
Comedy, Radio Presenting, TV Presenting
Other Skills
Computer Literate, Impersonation, Improvisation, Narration

AWL Credits

Year
Writer(s)
Play
Role
Director
2015
Mitch/James
Wendy Wareham
2014
Various
Zadoque Lopes-Bezerra
2011
Adam
Alan McCormack
2011
Merlin Ward
Jean-Claude
2009
Helen Poskitt
Torquil
2008
Various
Kirsty Bennett
2007
Chanoine Webb
Various
2007
Michael Doust
Mr Miller
Andrew Heart
2006
Morris
Andrew Heart
2000
Nicholas G Riches
Narrator
1999
Kath Sayer
Phil
Lilly Ann Green
1997
Edward Rowe
Henry Thrail
Year
Writer(s)
Play
Director
2015
Wendy Wareham
2014
Phil Gellhorn
2013
Doreen Friend
Year
Writer(s)
Play
Type
2000
Nicholas G Riches
Reading
1997
Edward Rowe
Reading

Non-AWL Credits

Year
Production
Role
Director
Org/Venue
2007
’Mother Figure’ by Alan Ayckbourne
Terry
Liz Felton
Liz Felton & Friends
2007
Alan Ayckbourne’s ‘Between Mouthfuls’
Martin
Liz Felton
Liz Felton & Friends
2009
Great British Comedy Revue
Various - Lead
Gary James
Gary James and Friends
1976
Not In Norwich
Gary
Gerald Chapman
Royal Court YPTS
1979
Who Knows?
Colin
Philip Timmins
Gay Sweatshop
1985
News Revue
Various
Jacky Skarvellis
News Revue
Year
Production
Role
Director
Org/Venue
1982
The Tube
Gary James (Self)
Gavin Taylor/ Geoff Wonfor
Tyne Tees TV / Channel 4
1983
The Tube
Gary James (Self)
Gavin Taylor/Geoff Wonfor
Tyne Tees TV / Channel 4
1984
The Tube
Gary james (Self)
Gavin Taylor/Geoff Wonfor
Tyne Tees TV / Channel 4
2013
Rewind The Tube
Self
Fresh One TV for Channel 4
Year
Production
Role
Director
Org/Venue
1984
Midweek
Gary James (Self)
Peter Estall
BBC Radio 4
1983
Malcolm Laycock Show
Gary James (Self)
Malcolm Laycock
BBC Radio London
1984
Malcolm Laycock Show
Gary James (Self)
Malcolm Laycock
BBC Radio London
Year
Production
Role
Director
Org/Venue
2008
Once Upon A Time
Doctor
Philip Parr
Parrabbola for the Churchill Theatre, Bromley

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