Colin trained at Central School of Speech and Drama.
His previous credits at Shakespeare's Globe include: Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, The Golden Ass, Measure for Measure, The Winter's Tale, Troilus and Cressida, In Extremis, and the 'Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank' productions of Much Ado About Nothing and Romeo and Juliet.
His other theatre credits include: Hamlet, The Seagull, Round One, 50/50, Boiling Frogs (the Factory); A Play of the Weather (Hampton Court); I am Shakespeare, Equus (Chichester Festival Theare and tour); The Woman in Black (Fortune Theatre); Three Sisters II (Orange Tree); Hamlet, Camino Real, Troilus and Cressida, A Month in the Country (RSC); Remember This, The Oedipus Plays, Mary Stuart, Wild Oats, Richard III, King Lear (National Theatre); Sailor Beware, Loot (Lyric Hammersmith); The Comedy of Errors (Bristol Old Vic); Henry V, Edward III (Theatre Clwyd); The Tempest (Chester Gateway); Hamlet, The Dumb Waiter and Britannicus (Salisbury Playhouse).
His film credits include: Black Pond, Henry V and The Trouble With Guns.
His television credits include: David Copperfield, The Gingerbread Man, Hero Hungry, Holby City, The Bill, The Chief, Peak Practice and EastEnders.