James McAvoy (Macbeth)

James McAvoy was last on stage in 2009 in Three Days of Rain at the Apollo Theatre directed by Jamie Lloyd for which he received an Olivier award nomination. Other stage credits include Breathing Corpses at the Royal Court, Privates on Parade at the Donmar Warehouse and Out in the Open at Hampstead Theatre. James’s film credits include X-Men: First Class, The Conspirator, Gnomeo and Juliet, The Last Station, Wanted, Atonement (winner of Best Actor at the London Film Critics Circle Awards, Empire Film Awards, Richard Attenborough Film Awards and further nominations for Best Actor at both BAFTA and the Golden Globe Awards) Becoming Jane, Starter for Ten, The Last King of Scotland (winner of Best Actor BAFTA Scotland Award and nominated for BAFTA Best Supporting Actor and London Film Critics Circle Best British Actor), The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Bright Young Things.  In 2006 James won the BAFTA Orange Rising Star Award. Forthcoming films include Welcome to the Punch, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, Filth, Trance and X-Men: Days of Future Past. McAvoy’s television credits include Shameless, Macbeth, Early Doors and State of Play.

Training: RSAMD(Glasgow).