Actor and comedian best known for his recurring roles in television shows like Wire in the Blood, Luther, and The Aliens. The award-winning actor is also recognized for his performance in the critically acclaimed 2011 horror film Kill List.
His standup career began in 1993 after taking a bet at a local open-mic night. He'd previously been working as a bicycle courier and acid house DJ in the evenings.
Between 2007 and 2009, he portrayed Des Wainwright in the BBC Radio 4 sitcom The Maltby Collection.
After marrying journalist Miranda Sawyer, the pair gave birth to one son and one daughter.