He once fainted on stage during a performance of 'Entertaining Mr. Sloane'.
Personal Quotes (27)
It would be nice to meet someone who lives up to my mother. That's what I look for in a girl - strength, intelligence and humour.
[If I could change anything about myself I'd...] have a better-looking chest, mine is shaped like a barrel.
[If I could pass any law it would be...] to allow 16 year olds to vote.
[I am currently reading...] Whatever Makes You Happy by William Sutcliffe. I'm a big fan of his work.
[My greatest weakness is...] girls. One girl at a time of course but I am pining for someone at the moment.
[The song I can never get out of my head is...] Proof by I Am Kloot.
[My favourite place in Britain is...] the heronry in Regent's Park.
[The most expensive thing I've ever frittered money on...] is a Dior duffel coat.
[The best thing my parents taught me...] is tolerance and generosity. And not to ask too many questions.
[My biggest influence...] is my mother. Everything I do is for her.
[When I'm feeling down I...] tend to wallow in it, and ask others to do the cheering up for me.
I'd hide while I smoked but I was quite good in lessons. The teachers were like: 'He smells of cigarettes but he's quite good at geography. He knows his drumlins from his terminal moraines.' I have a friend who's retained his geography knowledge. We sometimes have a geography-off in the pub, which sounds like something my character in Bad Education would do. I ran for head boy. I didn't get it. It wasn't a disappointment. If you're head boy the legacy isn't 'head boy', it's 't***'.
[If I have time to myself I...] generally see my friends and drink too much. Or I'll go to the cinema. Since becoming single, I have to go out to occupy myself.
[I know I'm having a bad hair day when I...] look at my reflection.
[It's not good for my image but I like...] smoking. I don't do it that much though.
[When I was a child I wanted to be...] a footballer, playing for Tottenham Hotspur. My dad would take me to see them as a kid.
[Not a lot of people know this but I'm very good at...] football. I play whenever I have a chance.
[If I can, I always try to avoid...] the tube. It's overcrowded, overheated and under cared for.
[on my last holiday I went to...] Altea, Spain, visiting a friend and it was blissful.
[My best friend is...] I haven't had a best friend since primary school but I've got loads of good friends from different stages of my life.
[The best day of my life is...] today.
[I drive...] a VW Golf Mark 1 Convertible.
[My last meal would be...] I don't eat meat any more but as it's my last, it'd have to be ham, egg and chips.
[My proudest moment...] was my mum watching me in the West End when I was in Entertaining Mr Sloane.
[You may not know it but I'm no good at...] skiing. It always feels like loads of effort for very little reward.
[To wake myself up I...] have a strong cup of tea - white, with three sugars.
[The most romantic thing anyone's ever done for me is...] nothing really. People don't really do romantic things for me. I don't know why. I'm single at the moment but I can be quite the romantic in relationships. When I like someone, she'll know about it.