JAMES L PERCY
Actor & Comedian
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BEST NEW ACT OF LAS VEGAS
MAGIC MIKE LIVE
LONDON'S WEST END
LAS VEGAS RESIDENCY
James is currently appearing as 'The MC' in Channing Tatum's Magic Mike Live at The Hippodrome Theatre in London's West End.
Conceived and co-directed by Channing Tatum, Magic Mike Live is a large-scale, live production show based on the hit films Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL.
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James recently returned from a three month residency of Potted Potter, the two man, Olivier nominated, Harry Potter parody, at Bally's Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.
During this residency they were awarded the Best of Las Vegas Gold Award for
Best New Act of Las Vegas 2019.
This Vegas Residency followed a World Tour which has so far included tours of the USA, Canada, Asia and Australia as well as Broadway seasons in New York and Chicago.
James was born and raised in Doncaster, England. Following a Law Degree at The University of Liverpool, he trained classically at Birmingham School of Acting. Since then, James has worked internationally as an actor and comedian.
For the last few years James has appeared in the World Tour of the two-man, Olivier Award-nominated, Potted Potter. This has included seasons in New York, Chicago, LA and tours of Australia, Asia, Canada and the USA. He has also recently toured the UK as a performer for The Reduced Shakespeare Company.
In 2010, James became the youngest actor to ever play the role of Wilbur Turnblad, in Hairspray: The Musical (USA).
James was also seen playing Elvis Presley in a TV commercial for Virgin Media.
Additional Theatre credits include:
Julius Caesar (UK Tour), Beauty & The Beast: The Musical (International), The Importance Of Being Earnest (Derby, UK), Ladies in Retirement, Carmilla, Design For Murder (UK Tours), Alice in Wonderland: The Musical (International), Snow White (Doncaster, UK), Sleeping Beauty (Wimborne, UK), Peter Pan (Chesterfield, UK), Edward VIII, St. Trinians: The Musical (London), The Memory Of Water (Birmingham) and Iago in Othello (Birmingham). James appeared in the American comedy improv show Throw Me A Line, and was the resident comedian on the worlds largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of The Seas.
"With his razor-sharp ad-libs and genuinely amusing persona, James Percy is the star. He steals the show."
- The Stage
For Peter Pan, UK.
"Percy and Maudsley captivate the crowd with the epic timing and delivery of a young Abbott and Costello."
- London Community News
For Potted Potter, Canadian Tour.
"In the long line of comedy duos, Maudsley is Costello to Percy’s Abbot and Hardy to Percy’s Laurel. They are Martin and Lewis and Morecambe and Wise."
- Canberra Critics Circle
For Potted Potter, Australian Tour.
"A young comedian who literally drives the show. With a great talent for repartee, his entrances ignite the show!"
- Yorkshire Post
For Snow White, UK.
"A mini-meltdown was a moment of realness that demonstrated his talents as a multifaceted actor."
- KC Metropolis
For Potted Potter, American Tour.
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