Paterson Joseph has had an extensive career in theatre, television and film since he trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). His stage career includes working in fringe and touring venues around the country and he has spent a number of years at the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has been touring his play Sancho – Act of Remembrance since 2016.

His television work includes: Peep Show, Babylon, You, Me and the Apocalypse, Timeless, and Noughts and Crosses (upcoming), and his film work includes: The Beach, and In the Name of the Father.