Star of a new gay series on Channel 4 has shown off his abs, in a cheeky Instagram picture.

Andrew Hayden Smith is looking good. Full stop. AHS is due to star in a show called Cucumber. Three shows are being made by Channel 4, Banana, Cucumber and Tofu, are three interlinked shows that explore 21st century gay life in all its powerful, witty, dark and uplifting guises and were devised by multi-award-winning showrunner Russell T Davies (Queer As Folk, Doctor Who) for E4, Channel 4 and online.

Andrew is best known for his work with CBBC, appearing in Byker Grove, from 1995 to 2003.