James Graeme

James Graeme studied at the Royal Manchester College of Music.

He was a founder member of the internationally acclaimed singing group, Wall Street Crash, and went on to appear in a number of West End musicals including the title role in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty’s Theatre, London. He created the role of Boone in WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND at the Aldwych Theatre and Father Marshall in OUT OF THE BLUE at the Shaftesbury Theatre. He played Pontius Pilate in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at the Lyceum Theatre, Deuteronomy in CATS, Lord Montague in ROMEO & JULIET at the Piccadilly and has also performed in productions of CANDIDE (title role), CHICAGO, COMPANY and SOUTH PACIFIC. He appeared as George in the UK touring production of ASPECTS OF LOVE and more recently as Clyde in THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK. James is currently on tour with the brand new award winning production of CHESS in which he plays the role of Walter and the clarinet!

James has taken part in several Royal Variety Performances at the London Palladium, and has made many guest appearances on FRIDAY NIGHT IS MUSIC NIGHT, most recently celebrating the FRANK LOESSER CENTENARY. He is a soloist with WEST END THE CONCERT, performing in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Vilnius and Jerusalem, and at the Barbican Hall with the London Symphony Orchestra. He performed in SOMETHING WONDERFUL featuring the music of Rogers and Hammerstein at the Savoy Theatre, London and was invited to Kiev, Ukraine, to feature in a concert of THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER, which was repeated at Saint Paul’s Cathedral. James was one of the soloists in SONDHEIM FIRST AND LAST, transmitted on BBC Radio. This was followed by a series of concerts in Estonia, Helsinki and London performing in ANOTHER KIND OF MAGIC, featuring the music of  'Queen' and as Frank Sinatra in the hit review FRANK & FRIENDS. He created the role of Sergeant Pepper/Devil in BEATLEMANIA at the Gothenburg Opera House and returned to appear as soloist/narrator in COLE PORTER CLASSICS at the Barbican. This year James has appeared in concert with Ruthie Henshall and has just completed a UK tour as guest vocalist in WE’LL MEET AGAIN with June Whitfield.