The Uncertainty Division

Improvised theatre

James Lark

A founder member of The Uncertainty Division, James Lark has performed in all four of its improvised shows, No Second Thoughts, Impromime (which he also co-directed), Out Of Your Mind and An Extremely Memorable Emergency, not to mention tinkling the ivories for comic effect in A Drink With the Uncertainty Division. Often in demand for his songs and musically-inclined comic turns, he has performed in such venues as Edinburgh’s Bongo club cabaret and Cambridge’s trendily titled Mouthful@venue. His musings and silly voices can also be heard on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire and he was a winner in the 2004 Jerusalem Radio Awards.

Recent theatre includes Lord Capulet in Romeo and Juliet for BATS, Focus Theatre Company’s As Time Goes By, Teiresias in Catmalogian Theatre Company’s Oedipus (for which he also wrote and directed the music), von Strack in Amadeus and Derek in Blue Heart, as well as numerous shows for the Cambridge Footlights Dramatic Club (of which he was Secretary between 2001 and 2002), notably Sherlock Holmes, Treasure Island and the Footlights Gala Performance.

James has co-produced four short films with Jon Croker, with a fifth on the way and a feature-length film screenplay just waiting for somebody to fund it. He is also a regular contributor to The Friday Thing. He is the Choir Director at St Mark’s church in Newnham Village; as a composer, he has had works commissioned and recorded by Girton College Chapel Choir, the Cambridge New Music Society and English Voices.

You can visit James’ website for more details.