Experienced screenwriter whose credits include MR SELFRIDGE, THE MUSKETEERS, DEATH IN PARADISE, ASHES TO ASHES, HUSTLE and EASTENDERS. Creator, writer and EP of international football thriller THE WINDOW for ZDF Studios and Fuji TV. Co-creator and writer of SKY adventure series HOOTEN & THE LADY, which aired in the US on The CW Network.
James has worked extensively in the middle-east, creating and writing two series for MBC. He also created Beirut-set Arabic webdrama, SHANKABOOT, which ran for five series and won the Reflet D’or at the Geneva Film Festival and the International Digital EMMY® for fiction.
EASTENDERS (BBC Studios/BBC)
78 episodes (Including 30th anniversary live episode) Winner: Best Soap– 2016 BAFTA Awards Winner: Best Soap – 2015 Broadcast Awards Winner: Best Single Episode – 2015 British Soap Awards
BY ANY MEANS (Red Planet Pictures/BBC)
6 x 60′ Co-creator, Writer
DEATH IN PARADISE 1&2 (Red Planet Pictures/BBC)
2 x 60′ script
HUSTLE 7 (Kudos Film and TV)
1 x 60′
SHANKABOOT (Batoota Films/BBC World Service Trust)
Creator, Writer; world’s first Arabic webdrama Winner – Best Programme: Fiction – 2011 International Digital Emmy
Winner – Reflet D’or – 2010 Geneva Film Festival
ASHES TO ASHES 3 (Kudos Film & TV/ BBC)
1 x 60′ episode Nominated – Best Drama Series – Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Awards
MOVING WALLPAPER 1&2 (Kudos Film & TV/ITV)
ARE YOU JIM’S WIFE? (BBC)
Original 60′ BBC1 Play
AONACH HOURN (BBC R4) 5x15' serial
Comedy, Film, Radio, Television, Theatre
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