James Dimelow is a British playwright and screenwriter whose work includes Consequence and Romance. His writing has been previously praised by London’s Soho and Royal Court theatres.
On behalf of the Norwich 12 heritage and tourism initiative James wrote the original screenplay for an online animation about the city’s iconic Assembly House.
He has also written a Dickensian drama for Norfolk Museums Service and Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse. The Ghosts of Gressenhall script was then subsequently displayed at the national heritage centre.
James wrote and directed the audio drama Pedigree to commemorate William Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary. The blackly comic short was published prior to its performance at the Maddermarket Theatre.
The East Anglian author has also had some magazine articles published. One of these features saw James share his knowledge and experience of the playwriting process. These skills were then utilised further when he then to went on to host a writing workshop.
An increased media awareness of James has led to several interviews and articles. These include discussing his creative career on BBC Radio, as well as chatting cinema with Outward Film Network.
James has also successfully completed a Script & Screen Writing programme at the University of East Anglia, along with the in-house Stage Management course at Theatre Royal Norwich.
In addition to being an enthusiastic quizzer, James also enjoys reading, listening to music, playing snooker, plus visiting museums and going to the cinema. He is currently writing a series of short films whilst researching his latest feature-length screenplay.