- His mother is from Norway; his father is Nigerian.
- Won the Martin Steele Prize for play production during college.
- Was President of the Cambridge University Footlights Dramatic Club between 1997 and 1998.
- Nominated for a Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for Garth Marenghi's Fright Knight in 2000.
- Won a Perrier Comedy Award for Garth Marenghi's Netherhead in 2001.
- Won Best Video for "My Mistakes" by The Last Shadow Puppets at the 2007 NME Awards.
- Nominated for both Best Director and Best Rock Video at the 2008 UK Music Video Awards.
- Helped write The Mighty Book of Boosh with Noel Fielding and various others.