James Watson


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2 minute showreel and voiceovers are available online at Spotlight.

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26th October 2009


17th March 2009

James appearing in BBC's River City as Alain.

more info...


12th March 2009

Appearing as the Groom in episode 6 of  FnG's new series comedy

 Happy Holidays

more info...


Dec 2008

Playing Jake and various other roles in the BBC Radio drama

'No Hard feelings'.

Produced/Directed by Margaret Anne Doherty

cast includes Gordon John Sinclair, Sam Young, Des Clarke

14th July 2008

James is cast in a reading of a new play titled 'Arthur'

Bedlam Theatre

17th August @ 4.30pm


7th July 2008

Maryam of Hunwick Hughs is now representing James

Hunwick Hughs website...

13th May 2008

13th -16th May Jimmy is playing Chris in Fiendish Plots new lunchtime season at the CCA.

more info...

5th April 2008

Playwright Studio Scotland

presents a reading of

Red Desiel by Ian Low

Directed by Julie Ellen

The role of Chris is read by James

12th January 2008

James is cast opposite David Hayman (Trial and Retribution) in the BBC short film 'Last Hand'.

Directed by Louise Lockwood

Written by Gillian Christie


Produced by Audrey McFadden


1st December 2007

James is to play Jimmy the mover in a new Clive Barker (Hell Raiser) feature film:

'Book of Blood'.

Directed by John Harrison

more info...


3rd September 2007

Rehearsing and filming for the BBC's Christmas Special,  'My Family'

more info...


18th August 2007

James is cast in the Peugeot idents that'll screen through out the Rugby World Cup on ITV


1st May 2007

Reviews for Gagarin Way are excellent.

'...Jimmy Watson walks away with the play...' The Irish Times

'...one of the best performances of Gary I've seen...' Gregory Burke


16th April 2007

James to play Gary in Gregory Burkes award winning play 'Gagarin Way'

Directed by Karl Shiels for Island Theatre Co.

more info...


October 2006

The Attic Studio in Dublin read James first play. Irvine Welsh reads the part of Geordie Weston.


25th March 2006

To play Chris in Optimist Films latest short film titled

the study of bunkers & mounds in a temperate climate (relatively speaking)

written and directed by Sebastian Michael

more info...


18 January 2006

Review for 'What every woman knows':

'As Loyal members of Maggie's family, James Watson, Roy Sampson and Michael Moreland are totally believable...'

Full review....

The Stage 2006

19 November 2005

James is to play David Wylie in JM Barries 'What every woman knows' directed by Braham Murray at the Manchester Royal Exchange.

Rehearsal start on the 5th December 2005, previews 10th January, opens on the 16th January and closes on the 25th February.

What Every Woman Knows

more info...


1st October 2005

James is offered a place on the 'Over 26 playwriting course' at the Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square.

Course dates are 13th October to 8th December.


25th September 2005

The beautiful short film 'The Bridge' written/directed by Matthew Baldwin and narrated by James Watson is screening at this years Raindance Film Festival.

2pm, Sunday the 2nd October at the 
Cineworld on Shaftsbury Avenue.

further details at:


10 August 2005

New headshots added


27th July 2005

In Scotland to shoot 'Summer Solstice' directed by Giles Foster for ITV.


1st November 2004

2 minute showreel and voiceovers are now online at Spotlight.

To access:     www.spotlightcd.com/cv


18th July 2004

Graduated from DSL and is now represented by:


Queens Wharf, Queens Caroline Street, Hammersmith, London W6 9RJ
Telephone: 020-8600 2670
Fax: 020-8600 2669

E-mail: info@sangwinassoc.com

16th May 2004

James will be appearing in Andrew Neil's new play 'LIFE', directed by Jane Rutherford and produced by Beat Theatre Productions.

7th - 30th August 7pm @ Cowgate Central - Venue 26, EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE 2004

more info... http://www.beattheatre.com


18th October 2003

Scottish national news papers, The Scotsman and the Daily Record, run story on James Watson and Oscar short listed short film's, A Dublin Story and The Last.

Articles from The Scotsman and The Daily Record


13th October 2003

James enrols at the Drama Studio London.


1st August 2003

James accepts offer. Course commences on the 13th October 2003 until 18th July 2004.

29th July 2003

James awarded the Peter Howitt Scholarship by the faculty of Drama Studio London to attend their one year post graduation course to study Shakespeare and the classics.

19th June 2003

Starts 6 weeks filming on the Robert Burn's movie, titled Red Rose for Palmtree UK Productions in Ayrshire, Scotland. Cast in a lead role as John Lewar's, Burns work colleague and friend.

more info www.deevee.net







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