He is a multi-award-winning comedian, actor and writer. His theatre credits include Mythos – A Trilogy: Gods. Heroes. Men (UK tour), Twelfth Night (Shakespeare’s Globe/Apollo Theatre/Belasco Theatre, Broadway), Forty Years On (Chichester Festival Theatre) and The Common Pursuit (Watford Palace Theatre/Phoenix Theatre). His television credits include It’s a Sin, Sex Education, Danger Mouse, 24: Live Another Day, Kingdom, Black Adder Goes Fourth, Black Adder II, and A Bit of Fry & Laurie and Jeeves and Wooster; alongside comedy partner Hugh Laurie. He also hosted BBC’s QI for 13 years and has presented multiple documentaries including the Emmy-Award winning, Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive. His film credits include Love and Friendship, The Man Who Knew Infinity, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, St Trinians, A Cock and Bull Story, Gosford Park, Wilde and A Fish Called Wanda.