Samuel appeared in a radio production of The Night Before Christmas.
Samuel is a graduate of LAMDA.
In 2006, Samuel was nominated for the British Independant Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer for his role as Posner in The History Boys.
(On having to sing in The History Boys)
Samuel: I've played Posner 483 times, and the acting doesn't scare me, but the singing terrifies me at each performance.