He has three younger brothers.
He attended King Edward VI Grammar School in Chelmsford, Essex, England from 1995 to 2002.
He is best friends with his The Inbetweeners (2008) co-star Simon Bird.
He can play the guitar and the violin.
He could be witnessed between 2001-2003 fronting Chelmsford band, Shamus Speaks, displaying his solid guitar and violin skills and a beautiful falsetto voice.
Was part of the team that built 'Robot Wars' Series 1 grand finalist T.R.A.C.I.E, which was entered by his school in Chelmsford.