Film, TV & Theatre
James Maxwell began his career as an actor with the Old Vic Company. He later returned to the company in 1963 playing the Duke in MEASURE FOR MEASURE in the last performance the company gave before giving way to the National Theatre.
He also acted in many other London theatres as well as on Television and in Films - PORTRAIT OF A LADY, RANSOM (with Sean Connery), THE SHADOW OF THE TOWER, ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF IVAN DENISOVITCH, THE RACING GAME and UNDER THE HAMMER, directed by Richard Wilson.
In 1976 he became Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange, Manchester acting in its opening production of THE RIVALS and THE PRINCE OF HOMBURG. He remained with the company until his death in 1994.
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
THE COUNT OF MONTE CHRISTO