He co-wrote BBC Three's sitcom Pulling, with Tanya Franks, which stars actress Sharon Horgan. He also wrote Debris, in 2003.
He studied drama and theater arts from Goldsmiths College.
He wrote the play Debris when he was 30.
He has four siblings, and growing up his father worked as a bus conductor.
He wrote the screenplay for the musical Matilda starring Tim Minchin.