Albert (Alby) JAMES

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1954-05-24
Education St David's C of E Sch London, Southgate Tech Coll London, UEA (BA)
Publications N/A
Recreations listening to music, reading, photography, politics, foreign travel
Clubs N/A
Style Alby James, Esq
Career Arts Cncl trainee asst dir English Stage Co 1979-80, asst dir RSC (Barbican) 1982-83, artistic dir and chief exec Temba Theatre Co 1984-93, head of screenwriting and external devpt Northern Film Sch Leeds Met Univ 1999-2006, academic ldr for media and performance London Met Univ 2006-07, head of devpt Eon Screenwriters' Workshop 2007-09, ind prodr and conslt 2009-; prodns incl: Meetings (Hampstead Theatre) 1982, Scrape off the Black (Temba) 1985, Porgy and Bess (assoc dir, Glyndebourne Festival Opera) 1986 and 1987 (also ROH, BBC TV and Primetime TV 1992), Fences (Liverpool Playhouse and Garrick Theatre London) 1990, Ghosts (Temba tour) 1991, My Children, My Africa (Watermill Theatre) 1993, The Ramayana (BBC Radio 4) 1994, Taking Sides (BBC Radio 3) 1996, The Roads to Freedom (BBC Radio 4) 1994, Aman (BBC World Service) 1997, Short Stories from Southern Africa (Ulwazi for SABC) 1996, Nothing But The Truth (BBC Radio 3) 2002, exec prodr Dramatic Encounters a series of short films for SABC, report for Broadcasting Standards Cmmn (Cultural Diversity, Equality of Opportunity and Enterprise with Responsibility, for new regulatory structure for electronic media) 2003; conslt and trainer on cultural diversity and equal opportunity issues in the media and arts; specialist advsr for performing arts CNAA 1989-92; memb: Gen Advsy Cncl BBC 1987-91, Bd Screen Yorks Ltd 2002-07, Bd First Light Movies Ltd 2004-; jury memb Berlinale's World Cinema Fund 2007-11
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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