Performed a play for the Youth Unlimited Theatre Group.
Took the Sunday Sport to the UK Press Complaints Commission for an inaccurate story about him. Their story was found to be untrue and they removed it from their on-line database and promised not to repeat it in any further publications.
Attended Marple Hall High School, and later Ridge Danyers College, where he was studying A-Level Theatre Studies when he began working aged 16.
Began acting with the Carver Theatre Group at the age of 8. His first play was Willy Russell's 'Our Day Out'.