- Formed an indie rock band named after Edmund Pevensie from The Chronicles of Narnia when he was a teenager.
- Created his own theatre company called Fuego with his friend Richard Morgan in 2002.
- Recorded his own version of "Let It Go" on the BBC Radio 1 show, singing how he is no longer in Doctor Who.
- Performed the lead role of Guy in the Broadway musical Once in 2013, and later performed the same role in the West End production.
- Was part of a group of celebrities who designed cards for children's charity Coram, helping to raise over 8,500 British pounds after they were sold on eBay.