ROOSE-EVANS, James. British, b. 1927. Genres: Children's fiction, Plays/ Screenplays, Theatre, Biography. Career: Freelance theatre dir., author and actor. Founder and Chairman, Bleddfa Trust-Centre for Caring and the Arts in Mid-Wales, 1974-. Founder Hampstead Theatre Club, London, 1959 (Artistic Director, 1959-73), and Stage Two, London, 1969. Member of the faculty, Juilliard School of Music, NYC, 1955-56; Staff Member and Judge, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, 1957-62. Publications: Directing a Play, 1968; Experimental Theatre, 1970, 4th ed., 1989; The Adventures of Odd and Elsewhere, 1971; The Secret of the Seven Bright Shiners, 1972; Odd and the Great Bear, 1973; Elsewhere and the Gathering of the Clowns, 1974; The Return of the Great Bear, 1975; The Secret of Tippity-Witchit, 1975; The Female Messiah (radio documentary), 1975; Actor Training 2, 1976; The Lost Treasure of Wales, 1977; London Theatre, 1977; Topsy and Ted, (radio play), 1977; Acrobats of God (BBC documentary), 1977; Pride of Players (dramatic anthology), 1978; The Third Adam (radio documentary), 1978; A Well-Conducted Theatre (radio documentary), 1979; Lady Managers (BBC documentary), 1980; 84 Charing Cross Road (play), 1981; Odd to the Rescue, 1983; Inner Journey, Outer Journey, 1987, rev. ed., 1998; Re Joyce! (play), 1988; The Inner Stage, 1990; One Foot on the Stage (biography), 1996. EDITOR: Darling Ma: Letters of Joyce Grenfell, 1988; The Time of My Life: The Wartime Journals of Joyce Grenfell, 1989. Address: c/o Sheil Land Associates, 43 Doughty St, London WC1 N2LF, England.