James is currently the Producer for English Touring Theatre. Credits include: the first UK tour of Arcadia by Tom Stoppard (Theatre Royal Brighton, ATG & UK tour), The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead by Simon Armitage (Liverpool Everyman, Shakespeare’s Globe & UK tour), The Herbal Bed by Peter Whelan (Royal & Derngate Theatre, Rose Theatre Kingston & UK Tour) – Winner UK Theatre Awards Best Touring Production 2016, Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh adapted by Bryony Lavery (York Theatre Royal & UK Tour), Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence adapted by Philip Breen (Sheffield Theatres & UK Tour), Hamlet by William Shakespeare adapted by Kelly Hunter (Trafalgar Studios, West End), Silver Lining by Sandi Toksvig (Rose Theatre Kingston & UK tour), the first UK tour of Rules for Living by Sam Holcroft (Royal & Derngate Theatre, Rose Theatre Kingston & UK Tour), A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams (UK Tour) and Equus by Peter Shaffer (Theatre Royal Stratford East & UK Tour.
In 2013 James was awarded the first £50,000 Stage One Start Up Fund to produce the West End premier of Barking in Essex by Clive Exton. The production opened at the Wyndham’s Theatre starring Lee Evans, Sheila Hancock and Keeley Hawes and went on to be nominated for the Evening Standard and WhatsOnStage award for Best New Comedy. James then went on to co-produce the West End transfer of Good People at the Noël Coward Theatre starring Imelda Staunton (Olivier Nomination for Best Actress). Other productions include the UK premiere of Next Fall starring Charlie Condou (Southwark Playhouse), Step 9 (of 12) starring Bake Harrison and Precious Little Talent (Trafalgar Studios, West End).
James is a member of SOLT, The Society of London Theatre and the League of Independent Producers.