James trained at the Royal Academy of Music in London. His work spans TV & film, renowned classical and modern plays to smash hit musicals, appearing as Myron and understudying the role of Joe Gillis in the award winning UK Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard. 

Recently he appeared in the filmed version of Sunset Boulevard produced at the Curve and streamed online to great critical acclaim.

Other theatre roles have included Clov in Samuel Beckett's Endgame (Rose Theatre Kingston), Emile in Alain Boubil and Michel Legrand's Marguerite (Tabard Theatre), (Battersea Arts) and Algernon in Oscar Wilde classic The Importance of Being Earnest  (English Theatre of Frankfurt).

He also voiced Christopher Boon in the narration of Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time  for BBC Radio 4, and has narrated a number of audiobooks for publishers including Harper Collins, Penguin Random House and Audible.

His solo EP 'From the Heart' won a Wilma award and was produced and recorded at Auburn Jam Studios, London.

James is currently shooting a TV show for Apple/ Amblin Entertainment due for release next year.