Agent: Kelly Knatchbull
James Ley is a playwright and screenwriter living in Glasgow. His plays include Wilf (Traverse Theatre), Ode to Joy (Stories Untold, Summerhall) Love Song to Lavender Menace (Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, Summerhall, SoHo Playhouse, New York), Emma and Gill (Catherine Wheels, Lung Ha) I Heart Maths (A play, a pie and a pint) and Spain (Glasgay!, Citizens Theatre).
James was Writer on Attachment to National Theatre of Scotland in 2022 and he was selected for the 2019 Edinburgh International Film Festival Talent Lab and the 2019 Stowe Story Labs in Vermont, USA.
His feature adaptation of Love Song to Lavender Menace is in development, produced by John McKay/Compact Pictures, funded by the Scottish Film Talent Network.