- As an older student, comforted and encouraged fellow actor James D'Arcy after his audition London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art went badly.
- In 2004, appeared in the video "Bellissimo" by the Bristol band Ilya.
- Played Iorek Byrnison in the 2004 revival of His Dark Materials at the Olivier National Theatre.
- In 2005, played Edmund Mortimer, Pistol and Ralph Mouldy in Nicholas Hytner's 6-hour staging of Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 at the London National Theatre.
- Played Gerald Thornton in Time and the Conways, directed by Rupert Goold and staged at the National Theatre, London in 2009.