James is co-Artistic Director of Paines Plough. His recent work for the company includes Love, Love, Love by Mike Bartlett which toured nationwide for 21 weeks prior to a sell-out run at The Royal Court, winning the (TMA) Theatre Award UK for Best New Play 2011.
In 2001, James founded the new writing company Nabokov with George Perrin and Ric Mountjoy. The company forged an international reputation for presenting theatre events everywhere from pubs to warehouses to music festivals to Off-Broadway.
A Paines Plough production about a ayoung urban guerilla group that mobilises against MPs, embassies, police and pageant queens
James Grieve directs Kate Tempest's incendiary play about love and redemption.
Love in a time of austerity: Cheryl does seduction on a budget to avoid another weekend of tedium with her disinterested boyfriend.