Famous for such Edinburgh Fringe Festival comedy shows as Utterly at Odds with the Universe and Tom Wrigglesworth's Nightmare Dream Wedding, this comedian also contributed to radio and television programs such as, respectively, The Comedy Club and Live at the Comedy Store.
He studied both acoustics and engineering at the University of Salford. He began his comedy career in the early 2000s and received the 2003 So You Think You're Funny Award.
He was the winner of the 2010 Sony Radio Award and the 2009 Time Out Breakthrough Act honor.
He and his four siblings grew up in Sheffield, England. He later settled in London with his psychologist wife.
He first rose to fame after starring in an Edinburgh Fringe Festival comedy show called An Open Letter to Richard Branson.