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James Cotter

James Cotter

Overview

Ethnicity
Caucasian
Age Range
22 - 30
Height
5' 7" (1m 70cm)
Weight
11st. 7lb. (73kg)
Hair Colour
Brown
Eye Colour
Green
Build
Medium

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2017 Performer
Theatre
The Eggshells
Sam Morgan
The Eggshells
Exeter Phoenix
2017 Nicholas Marden, The Private Secretary to Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Kent
Theatre
The Duchess and Doreen
James Cotter
Newtown Community Association
Belmont Park, Exeter
2017 Squire Creamyclot
Theatre
Treasure Island
Steve Andrews
Prior Commitment
Budleigh Public Hall
2017 Edmund's Last Visitor
Film (Short)
Crave
Carl Shanahan
Carl Shanahan
Poltimore House
2017 David
Radio
The Time Diary
Scott Evans
Highrize Productions
2017 Investigator
Film (Feature)
Borley Rectory
Ashley Thorpe
Carrion Films
2016 Francois
Film (Short)
Love & Translation
Dom Lee
Exeter Phoenix
2016 Father Christmas
Corporate
Christmas at Killerton
Jessica Holroyd
The National Trust
Killerton House
2016 Captain Horatio Weckter
Corporate
The Jealous Bride
Steve Woodward
Murder Mystery Meals
Oversteps House, Salcombe
2016 William Sawrey Gilpin
Theatre
ParkLife Drama
Eileen Dillon
The National Trust
Killerton House
2016 Burglar
Film (Short)
The Graveyard Shift
Ollie Would
Wouldland Films
Exeter
2016 Immigration Officer
Film (Short)
Exile
Tarig Elmakki
Plymouth College of Arts
Plymouth
2016 Young Reg Varney
Theatre
Before the Buses
Steve Andrews
Prior Commitment
Budleigh Football Club
2016 Commissioner Lawrence
Online
Call Me Church
Luke King Abbott
Oracle of Film Productions
2016 Douglas Brackenbury
Film (Feature)
Rowena Ghoul
John Tomkins
Emberlense Productions
2015 Sir Richard Acland MP
Theatre
The Gift
Eileen Dillon
The National Trust
Killerton House
2015 Cafe Customer
Film (Short)
Written in the Blood
Scott Stevens
Film by Scott
2015 Businessman
Film (Short)
Delays Imminent
James Cotter
Delayed Pictures
2015 Judas Iscariot
Theatre
The Hopeful Grave
Stephen Andrews
Prior Commitment
The Holy Trinity Church, Exmouth
2015 Detective Sergeant Porterhouse
Theatre
Run For Your Wife
Tom Stabb
Middleweight Theatre Company
Barnfield Theatre
2015 Boscoe Abraham-Baracus
Film (Feature)
A Fool$ Game
Edward Sillence
Zanifare
2015 Henry
Film (Short)
The Runner
John Tomkins
Emberlense Productions
2015 Journalist
Film (Short)
Meet Again
Richard Silverwood and Evelyn Rei
Rolling Function Productions
Plymouth, Devon
2015 Stranger
Film (Short)
The Letter
John Tomkins
Emberlense Productions
2015 Barman
Film (Feature)
Scareycrows
Lucy Towensend
Inspired Toad Productions
2012 - 2015 Performer
Theatre
Improperly
Samuel Morgan
Improductions
City Gate, Exeter
2014 Teacher
Film (Short)
Vision
Scott Stevens
Scott Stevens Films
2014 The Comedy Inspector
Film (Short)
The Comedy Inspector Live at The Blue Walnut
Christopher Williams
Riviera Fringe Festival
Torquay, Devon
2014 Passer-by
Film (Short)
Seeing Red
Luke Jeffery
Wandering Tiger
2014 Private Bolitho
Voice Over
Pendennis Castle
Nigel Crabb
English Hertaige
2014 Captain Horatio Weckter
Corporate
The Jealous Bride
Steve Woodward
Murder Mystery Meals
The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth
2014 Jack Fort
Musical
The Day We Played Brazil
Nick Stimson
Exeter Northcott Theatre
Exeter Northcott Theatre
2014 TV Presenter
Film (Short)
You Get What You Asked For Son
Christopher Williams
Emberlense Productions
2014 Ship's Captain
TV
Mermaids
Steve Gomez
Bandito VFX
2014 Sebastian
Theatre (Tour)
Twelfth Night
Steve Andrews
Prior Commitment
2014 Performer
Workshops
Improvisation Workshop
Andrew Yeoh
Bristol Improv Network
2014 Sebastian
Theatre (Tour)
The Tempest
Chris Harknett
Individual Arts
Exeter Conference Centre
2014 John Brushfield
Film (Feature)
Torn: A Shock Youmentary
Justin Carter
Lost Messenger Productions and Carpentersson Constructions
2014 Boyfriend
Film (Short)
Cliffhanger
Dom Lee
Oceanwhisper Studio
Dartmoor, Devon
2014 Sampson
Film (Feature)
All In The Valley
Luke Hagan
Candylad Productions
Cornwall
2011 - 2014 Tony
Radio
Change The Record
James Cotter
Soundart Radio
Totnes
2013 Helpdesk
Voice Over
RAMM Telephone System
Duncan Chave
Sound Gallery
2013 James
Film (Short)
Playing For Keepsies
Andy Robinson
Exeter Phoenix
2013 Sgt. Davis
Film (Short)
Mother's Boy
Nichola Tetlow
By The Numb3rs Productions
Exeter
2013 Partygoer
Film (Short)
Mortido
Miska Morning
V Krabickach
2013 David
Theatre
Hand Baggage
Christine Sweetman
On The Button Productions
Bogan House
2013 Performer
Workshops
Long Form Improvisation
John Lomas
2013 Picnic Date
Music Video
Benjamin Akira Tallamy / Nettles and Roses
Benjamin Akira Tallamy
Curio Pictures
2013 Drunk
Film (Short)
The Guardsman
Jim Elton
Wingless Films
Royal William Yard
2013 Mime Artist
Film (Short)
Indietro
John Tomkins
Emberlense Productions
2013 Police Forensic Scientist
TV
Kennedy’s Suicide Bomber
David Howard
Raw Cut Television
2013 Seyton
Radio
Macbeth
Alex White
Devon Made Productions
2013 Ralph Vaughan Williams
Rehearsed Reading
Nuf Ced
Amelia Marriette
Restless Theatre Company
2013 Rupet
Corporate
The Dig
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
Kitley House
2013 Marcus
Corporate
The Book Signing
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
Reed Hall
2013 Minchin's Lad
Musical
Acorn Antiques: The Musical!
Martin J Kingston
Exeter Little Theatre Company
Barnfield Theatre
2013 Board Member
Music Video
Sanguine / Breaking Out
Carl Shanahan
Red Rock Productions
2013 Narrator
Rehearsed Reading
Away with the Fairies
Amelia Nashe
University of Exeter
Devonshire House
2013 Cafe Customer
Film (Short)
Bliss
Dom Lee
Oceanwhisper Studio
2013 Paul
Corporate
The Take Over
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
Boringdon Hall
2013 Nigel
Corporate
The Engagment
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
The Langstone Hotel
2013 Mike Yealm
Corporate
Murder on the River Exe
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
Reed Hall
2013 Journalist
Rehearsed Reading
V Day Reading: A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer
Sarah McCourt
Restless Theatre Company
Bike Shed Theatre
2013 Oscar Man
Corporate
Oscar's Night
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
Queen's Court Hotel
2013 Kevin
Corporate
Date Night
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
The Edgemoor Hotel
2013 Ian Perry
Corporate
The Melon Festival
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
Chilverstone Parish Hall
2013 John Tamar
Corporate
Murder on the River Exe
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
Reed Hall
2013 Friend
Film (Short)
Clark Andrew's Tempest
Benjamin Borley
Bike Shed Theatre
Barnfield Theatre
2013 Bob Diablo
Film (Short)
A Dark Tale
John Tomkins
Emberlense Productions
2013 White Rabbit
Radio
Alice in Wonderland
Alex White
Devon Made Productions
2013 Captain Alberto Bertorelli
Theatre
'Allo 'Allo!
Mark Bendell
Exeter Little Theatre Company
The Barnfield Theatre
2013 Mr Toad
Theatre (Tour)
The Adventures of Mr Toad
Rob Pudner
Transitions Theatre Company
2013 Russian Solider
Film (Feature)
World War Z
Marc Forster
Paramount Pictures
Falmouth, Cornwall
2012 Jake Milsom
Corporate
Toy Story
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
Two Bridges Hotel
2012 Frank Christmas
Corporate
The Christmas Story
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
Kitley House
2012 Jason Christmas
Corporate
The Christmas Story
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
Borringdon Hall
2012 Clarie
Corporate
Curl up and Dye
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
Kitley House
2012 Daniel Bay-Thewlis
Corporate
The Reunion
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
Ilsington Country House
2012 Oscar Man
Corporate
Oscar's Night
Kate Reeves
Candlelight Theatre Company
Dartmoor Lodge
2012 Chef
Corporate
The Polar Express
Warner Brothers
2012 The Ghost of Christmas Present
Radio
A Christmas Carol
Alex White
Devon Made Productions
2012 Dr Carl Phillips
Theatre
Ms Johnson's Seance
Louis Ravensfield
Exeter Alternative Theatre Company
Barnfield Theatre
2012 Hoilday Maker
Commercial
Haven Holidays Beach Party
Andy Imrie
Tantrum Productions
Exmouth
2012 Mr. Pierce
Film (Docu)
The Sanatorium
Julian Kemp
Diddy Films
Totnes
2012 Raymond Parkes
Film (Short)
Lost Hearts
Ed Chappell
South Dusk Films
Torbay
2012 Date
Film (Short)
Must Believe In Aliens
Lucy Cole
Exeter Phoenix
Exeter Phoenix
2012 Waiter
Film (Short)
The Oliver Complex
Jerri Hart
CWA Film
Exeter Northcott
2012 Harold Tozer / Wilhelm Schmidt
Radio
Point Blank
Amelia Marriette
Restless Theatre Company
Exeter Northcott
2012 Man
Film (Short)
Life To Come
Ed Chappell
South Dusk Films
Cockington
2012 Reg
Theatre (Tour)
Round and Round the Garden
Rob Pudner
Transitions Theatre Company
Sterts Theatre
2012 Biondello
Theatre (Tour)
The Taming of the Shrew
Fran Manhire
Exeter Little Theatre Company
Barnfield Theatre
2012 Mourner
Film (Short)
Wakey Wakey
Adam Lanfranchi
ITV
Godney, Somerset
2012 Herr Zeller
Musical
The Sound of Music
Joe Mcnulty
Exeter Musical Society
Exeter Northcott
2012 Goodly Paige
Film (Feature)
Shields Of Justice
Tom Hutchings and Ben Tallamy
Curio Pictures
South West
2012 Performer
Workshops
Advanced Improvisation
Josephine Larsen
Act South West
Totnes, Devon
2012 Passerby
Film (Docu)
The Night Out
Josh Randall
Fahreinheit Flms
Taunton, Somerset
2012 Performer
Theatre
Improperly
Steve Roe
LOL Comedy Festival
City Gate, Exeter
2012 Prisoner
Film (Feature)
The Sweeney
Nick Love
Vertigo Films
3 Mills Studios
2012 Performer
Workshops
Improvisation Workshop
Steve Roe
Hoopla
City Gate, Exeter
2012 Various
Radio
A Comic Review of the Year
Mark Stephenson
BBC
BBC Radio Devon
2011 - 2012 Riverboat Tourist
Film (Feature)
The Wedding Video
Nigel Cole
Timeless Films
Cookham, Berkshire
2012 Richard Slider
Film (Feature)
They’re Coming
John Tomkins
Emberlense Productions
South West
2011 - 2012 Various
Theatre
The Sam & Dave Show – The Offensive Tour
Samuel Morgan and David Rees
Sam & Dave Productions
City Gate, Exeter
2011 - 2012 Tom
Film (Feature)
Module 17
David Rawlings
David Rawlings
Plymouth
2011 Various
Radio
Reportage
Mark Stephenson
BBC
BBC Radio Devon
2011 Baron Von Tight Wad
Theatre (Tour)
Jack and the Beanstalk
Scott Clarkson
Fame Factory Spotlight
2011 Performer
Workshops
Clowning Workshop
Holly Stoppit
Ramshacklicious Theatre Company
City Gate, Exeter
2011 Alex
Film (Feature)
The Days In Between
Stephan George
Detour Pictures
2011 Various
Theatre
Several Deadly Sketches
James Cotter
The Coffee House Players
Barnfield Theatre
2011 Barman
TV
Skins
Ian Barnes
Company Pictures
2011 William Hague
Radio
Just William
Samuel Morgan
Riviera FM
Torquay
2011 Prince Li-Tong
Theatre
The Torture Garden
Geoff Nicholson
Exeter Alternative Theatre Company
Barnfield Theatre
2011 Clive The Blood Hound
Corporate
Smell Gas Roadshow
Caroline Hammond
Warwick Emanuel PR Limited and Simply
Exeter
2011 The Figure
Film (Short)
Into That Good Night
Nichola Tetlow
Nichola Tetlow
Devon
2011 Student
Commercial
Lumens Commercial
Kunle Odunewu
Elnukeda Productions
Milton Keynes
2011 Baker David
Theatre
Red, White and Hullabaloo
Sha Crawford
The Coffee House Players
Exeter's Boston Tea Party and The Thistle Hotel Exeter
2011 Person of Argentina
Musical
Evita
Bob Thomson and Bill Kenwright
Bill Kenwright Productions
Bristol Hippodrome
2011 Jeremy Spicer
Radio
The Spicer Life
James Cotter
Soundart Radio
Totnes
2011 Customs Officer / Max / Sailor
Musical
Cabaret
Martin J Kingston
Sidmouth Musical Comedy Society
Sidmouth Manor Pavilion
2011 Person of Argentina
Musical
Evita
Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright
Bill Kenwright Productions
The Bath Theatre Royal
2011 James
Musical
Jesus Christ Superstar
Martin J Kingston
Exeter Musical Society
Exeter Northcott
2011 Fat Eddy
Film (Short)
Skippy Franco
Thomas Campbell
Strike Productions
Chichester
2011 Luke
Radio
Lucky Number
Christopher Maclean
Christopher Maclean
2011 Jon Wood
Radio
Spilt Pea
Christopher Maclean
Christopher Maclean
2011 Mark Rodgers
Radio
Back to Class
James Cotter
Soundart Radio
Totnes
2011 Jules
Radio
Hairdressers
James Cotter and Samuel Morgan
Soundart Radio
Totnes
2011 Lucifer
Film (Student)
Redemption
Nick Deeprose
Brothers in Time Productions
Exeter
2009 - 2010 Peter Wilton
Film (Student)
Gruesome Affairs
Dan Pearce
Gruesome Films Ltd.
South West
2010 Daniel Langdon
Film (Student)
Work Experience
James Daly
James Daly
2010 Robert Bestford
Film (Student)
Fear From A Distance
Steve Barrett
Steve Barrett
Plymouth
2010 Robert Bestford
Film (Student)
Fear Up Close
Steve Barrett
Steve Barrett
Plymouth
2010 Mr Barton
Theatre
Witness for the Prosecution
Joe Harmston
Bill Kenwright Productions
Princess Theatre
2010 Yokel / Servant
Theatre
The Maids of Milton Keynes
Ian Guy
Exeter Drama Company
Alphington School
2010 Charlie
Theatre
Read All About It
Denise Gough
Exeter Drama Company
The Shed Theatre, Alphington
2009 Mark Rodgers
Film (Student)
Back to Class - Thank Your For The Music
James Cotter and Dan Pearce
Tongue and Cheek Productions
Exeter
2009 Jeremy Spicer
Film (Short)
The Life and Times of Jeremy Spicer
James Cotter and Liam Taylor Warren
DC Productions
Exeter Phoenix Centre
2008 DI. Christopher Harris
Film (Student)
Harris & Doyle: Let The Good Times Roll
James Cotter, Ash Bibby and James Gibbs
Makeshift Productions
Exeter
2007 DI. Christopher Harris
Film (Student)
Ross - Caught
Various
Gawky Orchid Productions
Exeter

Education

About me

Regularly acting for The National Trust in various roles, performing for Murder Mystery Meals and playing Squire Creamyclot in the panto 'Treasure Island' for Prior Commitment Theatre Company.

Additional Information

I am a highly accomplished stage and screen actor with a number of leading parts to my name as well as supporting roles in films such as Borley Rectory (2015), Scareycrows (2015), Torn (2014), All in the Valley (2014), World War Z (2013), The Wedding Video (2012), The Sweeney (2012) and The Days Inbetween (2012). Theatre work with Bill Kenwright Productions. Tours and shows at The Princess Theatre, The Northcott and Bristol Hippodrome. TV includes E4's Skins (2012), ITV's Wakey! Wakey! (2012), The Discovery Channel's Mermaids (2013) and the BBC's Kennedy’s Suicide Bomber (2013). TV commercials for Lumens and Haven Holidays. Radio includes The BBC's A Comic Review of the Year (2012). Toured as Reg in Alan Ayckbourn's Round and Round The Garden (2012), Mr Toad in the musical The Adventures of Mr Toad (2013), Sebastian in Twelfth Night (2014), Detective Sergeant Porterhouse in Run For Your Wife (2015), Young Reg Varney in Before the Buses (2016) and Squire Creamyclot in Treasure Island (2017).

Additional Skills

Good improvisational skills
Quick at learning lines
Good ear for accents
Impressionist
Experience on BBC Radio
Compare/Host
Clowning workshop experience
Improvisation workshop experience
Movement choreography
Stage Combat
Writing
Comic Performer
Directing productions
Tours
Outdoor Performing
Shakespearian Text
Experience in sound, lighting and ASM
Enhanced DBS checked

Experience of working on small scale productions including knowledge of directing, writing, stage management, lighting and prop and set building.

DBS checked drama practitioner with experience of working with adults, children and SEN. Over 3 years’s experience working in primary school education with Devon County Council.

Skills

Skin Colour Tanned
Hair Length Short
Native accent English
Accents (UK) Birmingham, Cockney, Devon, Essex, Lancashire, Liverpool, London, Northern England, Northern Irish, Northern Working Class, RP, Scottish Highlands, Scottish, Standard, Somerset, South London, Southern England, Welsh, Standard, West Country, Yorkshire
Accents (North American) Californian, General American, Midwest Farm & Ranch, New York City
Accents (International) Australian, Dublin, French, German, Indian, Irish, Italian, Russian
Interested in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Improvisation, Music Videos, Online, Panto, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Teaching Theatre, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Modelling, Music Videos, Panto, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV, Voice Over
General Singing Skills Solo
Specific Singing Skills Baritone, Bass
General Dance Skills Ballroom, Contemporary, Tap
Stage Combat Skills Yes
Facial Characteristics Beard
Perform nude? Only Professionally
DBS checked Yes (within last 12 months)