Attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Graduated in 2003 with Ben Whishaw, Edmund Kingsley and Kate Miles.
Works extensively with BBC Radio.
Obtained a BA (Hons) English degree from the University of Sussex (2000). While there he appeared in student productions of "Murder In The Cathedral" (Archbishop), "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" (Valmont), "Cyrano De Bergerac" (Ragueneau), and "The Duchess of Malfi" (Ferdinand).
Has a black belt in Kung Fu.
Nominated for Best Actor in a Musical at the 2008 Olivier Awards for his performance in Parade at the Donmar Warehouse, London.
Longlisted for Best Actor in London Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2009 for his performance in The Pride at the Royal Court Theatre, London.
Longlisted for Best Actor in London Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2010 for his performance in Rope at the Almeida Theatre, London.
Shortlisted for Best Actor at Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2011 for his performance in "Matilda" (RSC/West End).
Winner of Theatre Award UK for Best Performance in a Musical, for "Matilda", 2011.
Currently in rehearsals for 'Coram Boy', which premieres at the National Theatre in November. [October 2005]
Playing Leo Frank in the musical 'Parade' at the Donmar, London. [September 2007]
Playing the title role of 'Faustus' (directed by Chris Jamba) at the Etcetera Theatre, London. [June 2005]