|Born||Glasgow, United Kingdom|
James McArdle is a Scottish actor from Glasgow. Having worked as a child actor in films, he trained at RADA, graduating in 2010. In his graduation year he appeared in Macbeth at The Globe and starred in the summer smash hit Spur of the Moment by Anya Reiss at the Royal Court Theatre in London. He was also well received in his role in A Month in the Country by Ivan Turgenev at the Chichester Festival Theatre.
In 2012, he starred as Harold Abrahams in Chariots of Fire, Mike Bartlett's stage adaptation of the film of the same title, which opened at London's Hampstead Theatre 9 May and transferred to the West End on 23 June, running through 5 January 2013.
In 2014 he played King James I of Scotland in Rona Munro's King James I, which was presented at the Edinburgh International Festival and the National Theatre.
by Anton Chekov
|Platonov||Chichester Festival Theatre||part of Young Chechov season|
by Anton Chekov
|Yevgeni Lvov||Chichester Festival Theatre||part of Young Chechov season|
by Rona Munro
|James I||National Theatre||part of The James Plays|
|2012||Chariots of Fire||Harold Abrahams||Hampstead Theatre
|Runs through 5 January 2013|
|2011||The Heart of Robin Hood
by David Farr
|2011||Emperor and Galilean
by Henrik Ibsen
|2010||A Month in the Country
by Ivan Turgenev
|Aleksei Belyaev||Chichester Festival Theatre|
|2010||Spur of the Moment
by Anya Reiss
|Daniel Mast||Royal Court Theatre||Nominated for Outstanding Newcomer at the Evening Standard Awards|
by William Shakespeare
|2014||New Worlds||Will Blood||Channel 4|
|2014||Salting the Battlefield||Ted Finch||BBC|
|2014||Turks & Caicos||Ted Finch||BBC|
|2013||Love and Marriage||Charlie McCallister||ITV|
|2011||Appropriate Adult||Stephen West||ITV|
|2011||Page Eight||Ted Finch||BBC|
|2001-2003||Stacey Stone||Vendor||BBC Scotland||series 1 and 2|
|2011||Scissors||Michael||London Film School||short film|
|2003||Recycled||Michael McGregor||Tartan Small for BBC Films||short film|
|2001||Strictly Sinatra||Young Boy||BBC Films|
- "Profiles : James McArdle". RADA. Retrieved 2010-12-31.
- "The Heart of Robin Hood". RSC. Retrieved 2011.
- "Emperor and Galilean". National Theatre. Retrieved 2011.
- "A Month in the Country". Chichester Festival Theatre. Retrieved 2010.
- "Spur of the Moment". The Royal Court Theatre. 2010-08-21. Retrieved 2010.
- "Macbeth". The Globe. 2010-08-21. Retrieved 2010.
- "Appropriate Adult". Retrieved 2011.
- "Page Eight". Retrieved 2011.
- "Scissors". Retrieved 2011.
- "Recycled". Retrieved 2003.