Played the role of Allan A. Dale in three series of the BBC One programme, Robin Hood and also appeared on stage in The Empire.
He began stage acting in school at the University of Bristol and had his TV debut in a 2003 episode of The Bill.
A notable radio actor as well, he reprised his Empire role for a BBC Radio 3 production, and performed in Girl from Mars in 2008 as well as Hitched in 2010.
His younger brother, Dan was in the London indie rock band, Clock Opera. He also has an older brother named Tom.
Richard Armitage co-starred with him in Robin Hood.