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James Edgington

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Physical details

Gender: Male

Eye colour: Brown

Hair colour: Brown

Hair length: Medium

Playing age: 19 - 29 years

Actual age: 33

Height: 5ft 11ins

Weight: 72kg

Build: Thin

Location: North West

Nationality type: European

Appearance: White


One of James' highest credits was getting the leading role in a brand new musical called TRICKS. This was a national tour and finished with a run in London. James went on to appear in Return To the Forbidden Planet in Manchester's Opera House. After his graduation from the Contemporary Theatre and Performance degree from MMU Cheshire James performed in various productions including a revival of 4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane. James is developing his own theatre company in specialising Physical Theatre along with working in other productions. James' latest credits include vocal appearances alongside Jamelia at Manchester Pride 2006, playing support for Dave Spikey as part of his UK tour and appearing with Peter Kay at the Reebok Stadium. Now working more in television James has recently appeared on Hollyoaks, a BBC short about smoking and continues to progress as a versatile actor and singer.


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2010 Prince Charming, Cinderella at the Circus Ball , Robert Brother's Circus , John Roberts
2010 Lead Vocalist, The Way We Were , Wicksteed Pavillion Theatre , David Kettle
2009 Lead Vocalist, The Way We Were , Wicksteed Pavillion Theatre , David Kettle
2008 Vocalist, Bonfire Night Experience , Wicksteed Park , Nichola Roberts
2008 Vocalist, Simply Swing , Event Music , Chris Hilton
2008 Jay, Didn't We , 2toned Theatre/Octagon Theatre , Lydia Benjamin
2008 Various, Disney Summer Showtime , Wicksteed Park , Nichola Roberts
2007 James E, Album Promotion , Euro Games, Antwerp , Andy Reynolds
2007 James E, James E live , The Circle Club , Jamie Fletcher
2007 number 3, The Night Before (the morning after , Royal Exchange Theatre , Lydia Benjamin
2007 James, Laine Musical Showcase , Dance House Theatre , David Johnson
2007 Tony, You, Me and He/She , Green Room Manchester , Lydia Benjamin
2007 Narrator, Didn't We , 2Toned Rheatre/Royal Exchange , Lydia Benjamin
2007 Narrator, Didn't We , 2Toned Theatre/Green Room , Lydia Benjamin
2006 Jay, Somebody Hold Me too Close , Zion Arts Centre Manchester , Courtney Wayles
2006 David (performer), 4.48 Psychosis , Alsager Arts Centre , Christine Chellew
2006 James E, Night of Bolton Stars , Reebok Stadium , Graham Yardley
2006 Alan, Speech Acts , Five 2 Ten Theatre , Teresa Bradshaw
2002 Ben, National Tour 'Tricks' , Skint Productions , Karlton Parris
2000 Aerial, Return to the Forbidden , Planet/Opera House Manchester , Linda Taylor
2010 Vocalist - Father and Son, Britain's Got Talent , Talkback Thames , Ben Thursby
2007 Chez, Hollyoaks , Lime Productions , Barry Woodward
2003 Presenter, 41st Children's Day , RTE Television , RTE Dublin
Voice Over
2009 Film Watcher, Summer of Cinema 2009 , Film Distributor's Association , Carrie Thatcher
2008 Tells Voice, Didn't We , 2toned Theatre , Lydia Benjamin
Stage Tour
2009 Lead Vocalist, Chris Hilton's Big Band , Event Music , Chris Hilton
2009 Bink, Bink and the Hairy Fairy , The People's Theatre , Steven Lee
2009 Jay, Didn't We , 2toned Theatre , Martina Murphy
2005 James E, Dave Spikey , UK Tour Comedy Store , Comedy Store Management
2009 Camp Man, The Crazy Horse Chronicles , CKreations , Nicci Topping/Kathy Noble
2008 Ernest, Life Of Dreams , JA Films , John Aldridge
2008 Joe, Mirror Image , Real Deal Productions , Simon Reiley
2005 John, To Quit Smoking , BBC
2005 Tim, Reflections , Matt Thompson Film , Laura De Lew
2007 Modelling, Still Photography , Tiger Tiger Fashion , Rob Diggle
2006 Modelling, Music Photography , Heart Crash Music , Dawn Heart
2005 Presenter, Cantreat Launch , Lorrel Farm - Charity Launch , Andy Gartside
2006 The Doctor, Doctor Who and the Dialects , Radio 4 Voices , Steve Gerrity


Accents & Dialects

Lancashire*, Cockney, Yorkshire, Standard USA, Southern Irish, French, London, Spanish, Northern*, Scottish



Other skills

Cycling, Swimming, Singer, Video, Tennis, Dancer, Attractive, Solo Singer


Manchester Metropolitan University - Contemporary Theatre and Performance BA (Hons)