A Native Londoner from a working class background with a wide experience of roles from Shakespeare to contemporary drama in television, film and theatre. Jim was an original member of the Hush-Hush Ensemble, performing classic plays in site- specific areas in S.E London. More recently he has appeared in Guiseppe Tornatore’s The Best Offer, and Stephen Poliakoff’s Dancing on the Edge.
Name: Jim Conway
Lives in: London, England
Film (short) by Kjetil Alexander Gudmestad (Drama) Actor A marriage, running well over injury time, ends Woman 1 - Man 0, after Woman [finally] speaks her mind about their thirty years together.
Film (short) by Ben Lambert (Drama) Actor
Film (short) by Sioned Jones (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Actor The Juror (William Oxborrow) is having lunch in a pub when he overhears three men at the bar, discussing the fate of their mate, Dave, who is in court charged with GBH. They all believe he is innocent as the crime seems so out of character, but they understand that without an alibi things look pretty hopeless. One of the friends, Mickey (Jonathan Sidgewick), lets slip he knows that Dave does have an alibi. But what can you do if telling the truth is more dangerous than serving time? Written by Sioned Jones
Sonja's World-Inside Out
Film (short) by Gary Grant (Drama) Actor It's a normal day for young Sonja, half asleep at a bus stop on her way to work, little does she know but her life as she knows it is over, in fact her life as she 'knows it' has been over for some time. From the moment she wakes up, things in Sonja's life become continuously inexplicable, chance encounters with strangers leaving her confused and perturbed, as do similar moments with the man she knows as 'Dad'. Along with the building trauma of her waking life Sonja also begins to suffer horrific nightmares; each one a familiar baron landscape filled with recurring flashes of harsh light and the presence of someone chasing her, they carry the blurry, warped sense of fear and trepidation synonymous only with dreams, leaving her feeling confused, isolated and scared. Upon waking from the final installment of these nightmares, Sonja finds herself in a bar with friends, at the end of another 'normal' social occasion that just somehow doesn't feel right, things come to a head, Sonja's ... Written by Gary Grant
Call the Midwife
Television by Heidi Thomas (Drama) Actor Based on the memoirs of Jennifer Worth; the story follows twenty-two year old Jenny, who in 1957 leaves her comfortable home to become a midwife in London's East End. She is surprised to find that she will be living in a convent: Nonnatus House. Working alongside fellow nurses and the medically-trained nuns, Jenny has her eyes opened to the harsh living conditions of the slums, but she also discovers the warm hearts and the bravery of the mothers. Even after Jenny leaves Nonnatus, she continues to chronicle the lives of the midwives who have become her family. Written by L. Hamre
Television by Steven Moffat (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Actor In this modernized version of the Conan Doyle characters, using his detective plots, Sherlock Holmes lives in early 21st century London and acts more cocky towards Scotland Yard's detective inspector Lestrade because he's actually less confident. Doctor Watson is now a fairly young veteran of the Afghan war, less adoring and more active. Written by KGF Vissers
Film by Darren Paul Fisher (Mystery, Romance and Sci-Fi) Actor OXV: THE MANUAL is being billed as the world's first Scientific-Philosophical romance. Boy meets girl in a not-quite-here, not-quite-now world where one simple discovery has forever changed all human interaction. The film could perhaps best be described as a combination of 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind', '(500) Days of Summer' and 'Primer'. Written by Anonymous
The Fallen Word
Film by Oliver Harrison (Drama, Fantasy, Mystery and Romance) Actor A dark sinister 'fairy-tale', a poetically beautiful surrealistic fantasy. Beauty has become an ugly word. This is a tale of love lost and found, of friendship, betrayal and of the magical power of language and words. Written by Prod. office
Murder on the Victorian Railway
TV Movie by Chris Durlacher (Documentary) Actor Mixing narration with 'talking heads' portrayals of eye witnesses this tells how,in July 1864,elderly banker Thomas Briggs is found dying on railway lines near Hackney. He had been hit on the head,robbed and his body thrown from the carriage - making him the first ever murder victim on a train. As a result national panic ensues regarding the safety of rail travel. In response to an offer of a reward by Inspector Tanner cab-driver Jonathan Matthews identifies a hat found at the murder scene as belonging to young German tailor Franz Muller who has left the country to emigrate to America. Tanner follows and arrests him,returning him to London for trial. A group of wealthy German radicals pay for him to be defended by top lawyer John Parry,who does his best to discredit Matthews,a known liar and felon. He also produces an alibi in the form of Muller's girl-friend but,as she is a prostitute,it fails to impress the jury and Muller is publicly hanged. Frederick Wicks,a journalist interested ... Written by don @ minifie-1
Dancing on the Edge
Television (Drama) Actor A black jazz band becomes entangled in the aristocratic world of 1930s London as they seek fame and fortune.
Television by Sydney Newman (Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery and 1 More) Actor The Doctor, over 2,000 years old, travels through time and space in a blue police box and is rarely seen without his companions. This revived series of Doctor Who began airing in March of 2005, 42 years after the original series debuted, in 1963. The original series ran until 1989, and was followed by a 1996 TV movie.
Television (Thriller) Actor Secret State explores the relationship between a democratically elected government, big business and the banks.
Film by Sam Mendes (Action, Adventure and Thriller) Actor When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory (Ralph Fiennes), the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust: Bond. 007 takes to the shadows - aided only by field agent, Eve (Naomie Harris) - following a trail to the mysterious Silva (Javier Bardem), whose lethal and hidden motives have yet to reveal themselves. Written by JoaoBond
Cheerful Weather for the Wedding
Film by Donald Rice (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor The last summer, shown in major flashbacks, dashing archaeologist Joseph has brilliantly flirted with upper middle-class girl Annie Thatcham, delighting her cute naughty kid brother Jimmy and even her headless sister Dolly, yet antagonized their mother, stuck-up widow Thatcham. When Annie bluntly refused to accompany him on a Greek excavation, she was sent on Albanian holiday, met stuffy diplomat Owen and got engaged. At the wedding day, the sisters realize she's giving up on her best chance for happiness, and Joseph turns up, but the party guests and obligations keep getting in the way of actually talking it trough. Written by KGF Vissers
Law & Order: UK
Television by Dick Wolf (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Actor A half crime Drama/half legal procedure focusing on the Criminal Investigation Department (C.I.D) Detectives who investigate murders involving the people on the streets of London and the Crown Prosecutors who prosecute the defendants in court. The police half focuses on the exciting case load of London Metropolitan Murder Investigation Unit (M.I.U) made up of dedicated officers including recovering alcoholic Senior Detective Sergeant (D.S) Ronnie Brooks (Bradley Walsh), who substitutes booze with food, he is a cop from the East End with a tough past and a big heart. His partner is Junior Detective Sergeant (D.S) Joe Hawkins (Ben Bailey-Smith), a young officer who has come straight from child protection to the murder squad. Their boss DI Wes Leyton (Paterson Joseph) has been through it all and knows the only way to change things is from the inside. Once our police heroes start pounding the streets in the pursuit of their prime suspect by piecing together the clues of each and every ... Written by DanDud88
The Mud and Dust
Film (short) by Dan Brackenbury Actor
Television by Russell T. Davies (Action, Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor Captain Jack Harkness, the former Time Agent and con man from the 51st century last seen traveling with the Doctor, ventures to early 21st century Cardiff. There, he becomes a member of Torchwood Institute, a renegade criminal investigation group founded by Queen Victoria to battle hostile extraterrestrial and supernatural threats. Written by rmlohner
The Luckiest Nut in the World
Film (short) by Emily James (Documentary) Actor Using a mix of songs, animation and archive footage an American peanut looks at how his experiences are compared to other nuts around the world. The end result is an amusing look at Trade Liberalisation and why it works for some countries but not for others. Written by bob the moo
Film (short) by Carol Morley Actor Based on the stories seen in British press the short looks at a range of stories including two men exchanging owl calls, a man with trolley rage, a man hit by a bus, a women who moves furniture on a daily basis and a women frustrated by a forever breaking washing machine. Written by bob the moo
Television by Nicholas J. Hearne (Comedy) Actor A selection of one-off new comedies, sitcom, stand-up or other, from different writers and production companies. Some have served as pilots, and have been commissioned for full stand-alone series.
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