- Parents emigrated from Uganda.
- Was part of the cast for the first two seasons of Skins, and is also credited as a writer on two episodes.
- Performed and recorded a parody of Boy Better Know song "Too Many Men" with Jason Lewis.
- Won a special Evening Standard Award in 2010 for his work in Sucker Punch at the Royal Court Theatre in London.
- Was named one of BAFTA's Brits to Watch in 2011.
- Was selected for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab in 2016.