He trained on the stage with the Bristol Old Vic appearing in 'The Tempest', 'King Lear','The Cherry Orchard','Uncle Vanya' , 'Clandestine Marriage' and a one man show, 'In the Ruins' which transferred to London's Royal Court. In the West End he appeared in 'Map of the Heart. Television includes 'Minder', The Singing Detective', 'Inspector Alleyn' ,and 'Middlemarch' while films include 'The Long Kiss', Miracle at Midnight 2 and Ordinary Decent Criminal.