About James Stone


James Stone is a freelance writer and director, based in Sheffield, UK.

He writes pieces and plays, short and long, produced for a wide variety of mediums, including theatre, radio, open air touring and site-specific museum projects.

He directs a broad range of genres in diverse venues, including Shakespeare in gardens, classic comedies on cruise ships, murder mysteries in hotels and ghost walks around stately homes.

In April 2018, James’ first original long-from play, Paradise Road was produced by Tales Retold at Sheffield’s Library Theatre.



James has been chosen as Making Room Observer Director for Sheffield Theatres’ Christmas 2018 production of Kiss Me, Kate, directed by Paul Foster.

In April 2019 James will be directing Uncle Vanya for Tales Retold at The Hope Theatre, Islington.

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