After leaving University with a degree in Biochemistry, Mark naturally enough joined a 3 man touring comedy act. He toured extensively as a writer and performer with 76A while writing for Radio 4s topical comedy show Week Ending. He has combined writing performing and directing ever since. As an actor he most recently played Agrippa in the Chichester production of Antony & Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington. Other theatre includes Antony & Cleopatra (Liverpool Playhouse) Mamma Mia! (West End) As You Like It, Macbeth and Troilus and Cressida (Royal Shakespeare Company), A Doll’s House and Hedda Gabler (BAC), Shopping and F***ing (Belfast), Crystal Clear & Gatsby (Kings Head), The Dumb Waiter (Lee Strasberg Theatre, L.A.) Ivanov (Bridewell Theatre), The Memory of Water (Vienna), Canaries Sometimes Sing (Old Red Lion), The Picture of Dorian Gray (Finborough), The Caretaker (Milan), Waiting for Godot (Tour) and Whose Life is it Anyway (Tour)

He co-founded and was artistic director of the touring production company LPC, for whom he produced and directed several tours of plays such as Waiting for Godot, The Caretaker, The Importance of Being Ernest and GB Shaw’s The White Lady.

On television and film he has appeared in Silent Witness, Eastenders, Holby, The Bill, Emmerdale, Grange Hill, Absolute Hell, Either/Or and An Ideal Husband.

He produced the short film Either Or and has written and directed the short films Landing and A Quiet Drink which was funded and produced by UK Film Council.

He has two feature screenplays currently under option and is now developing his first play, Needs Must, following its rehearsed reading at the National Theatre Studio.