James Lacey is one of the main characters in the Agatha Raisin book series, as well as the subsequent radio and television adaptations.

He is a retired military man and British history author who becomes Agatha's neighbour when she moves to Carsely. Throughout the series, James and Agatha develop an on/off again romance.

He is portrayed by Jamie Glover.


Television series

Season 3

After the success of his first book, James wrote a second book which documented the English Civil War. Whilst writing the book, James agreed to speak to Carsely's historical society about the civil war. (The Deadly Dance)


Physical Appearance



[To Agatha] There goes us keeping a low profile, you're like an extra from "My Fair Lady". (TV: The Haunted House)



A full photo gallery with pictures of James Lacey can be found here.
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