Doug is currently starring as Willy Wonka in Charlie and The Chocolate Factory directed by Sam Mendes.
Doug has been nominated for three Olivier Awards; 2012 Best Actor for Inadmissible Evidence (nomination), 2009 Best Actor In A Musical for La Cage Aux Folles (winner) and 2006 Best Actor In A Musical for Guys And Dolls (nomination). He was also nominated for Best Actor in the 2005 Evening Standard Awards for his role in Dumshow at The Royal Court.
Doug starred as Albin in the Broadway transfer of La Cage Aux Folles for which his performance won him a Tony Award (Best Actor), a Drama Desk Award (Best Actor) and an Outer Critics Award (Best Actor). Doug originally played the role in London in 2008 at The Menier Chocolate Factory and then at The Playhouse Theatre in the West End.