James Doherty

James Doherty was born in Guildford, Surrey on 17th December 1966. He received education at Felsted School in Essex. He was also a member of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.

 

Training:

He attended the Guildford School of Acting.

Theatre:

His extensive work on stage include Come From Away (Phoneix Theatre, 2020) as Claude; In Lipstick (Pleasance Theatre, 2019) as Dennis; Fatherland (Frantic Assembly/Lyric Hammersmith, 2018) as Steve; Aladdin (Lyric Hammersmith, 2016) as Widow Twankey; Beyond Caring (National Theatre/UK tour, 2016) as Phil; Eventide (Arcola Theatre, 2015) as John; Kiss Me, Kate (Royal Albert Hall/BBC Proms, 2014) as Gunman/First Man; God of Carnage (Northampton Theatre Royal, 2012) as Michael; London Road (National Theatre, 2012) as Terry; Chicago (Cambridge Theatre, 2011) as Amos Hart; Super Alice Smith (Trafalgar Studios, 2009) as Ken Bright/Joe King; Marguerite (Theatre Royal Haymarket, 2008) as Saurel; Teenage Kicks (Assembly Rooms, and Edinburgh Festival, 2007) as John Walters.

Film:

Doherty also has quite a few film credits like Ted Bonwell in Kat & The Band (2017); Snout in A Midsummer Nights Dream (2016); Seb in London Road (2015); Brian in The Batsman and the Ballerina (2014); Foreman in Closed Circuit (2012); Jono in Deviation (2012); TV Reporter in In the Loop (2009); Trevor in City Rats (2009); James Coldwell in Too Much Too Young (2007) and Tony Sheridan in Backbeat (1994).

TV:

He may have the most experience working on television. His long list of TV appearances includes Charles Turnbull in Outlander (Starz, 2020); PC Hughes in Motherland (BBC, 2019); Kenneth Ridley in Queens of Mystery (Acorn TV USA, 2019); Scott Heritage in Coronation Street (ITV, 2019); Rob in Clique (BBC, 2018); Tony Albright in Doctors (BBC, 2017); Phil in Coronation Street (ITV, 2016); Detective Harry Fisk in Suspicion (October Films, 2016); and Mr Coleman in The Job Lot (ITV, 2015).