26th October 2009
17th March 2009
James appearing in BBC's River City as Alain.
12th March 2009
Appearing as the Groom in episode 6 of
FnG's new series comedy
Playing Jake and various other roles in the BBC Radio drama
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
17th August @ 4.30pm
7th July 2008
Maryam of Hunwick Hughs is now representing
13th May 2008
13th -16th May Jimmy is playing Chris in
Fiendish Plots new lunchtime season at the CCA.
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
3rd September 2007
filming for the BBC's Christmas Special, 'My Family'
18th August 2007
James is cast in
the Peugeot idents that'll screen through out the Rugby World Cup
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.
The Attic Studio in Dublin read James first
play. Irvine Welsh reads the part of Geordie Weston.
25th March 2006
Chris in Optimist Films latest short film titled
the study of bunkers &
mounds in a temperate climate (relatively speaking)
and directed by Sebastian Michael
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
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
Rehearsal start on the 5th December 2005,
previews 10th January, opens on the 16th January and closes on the
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
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
16th May 2004
James will be appearing in Andrew Neil's new play
'LIFE', directed by Jane Rutherford and produced by Beat Theatre
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