Famous for his role as Gordon Grimley on the ITV series The Grimleys, Bradshaw is also notable for his appearances in episodes of Heartbeat, Mile High, and Primeval. His film credits include roles in the 2006 movies Irish Jam and Minotaur.
During the mid 1990s, he attended the Birmingham College of Speech and Drama.
A stage performer as well as a screen actor, he appeared in the Theatre Royal, Haymarket's 2009 production of Breakfast at Tiffany's.
He was born in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England, and raised in Essendine, Rutland, England.
He costarred with Robert Lindsay in the 1991 ITV1 miniseries version of Oliver Twist.