Percelle Ascott: The Stars are Born

Date - 28 September, 2018, All News Awards Film Television

The Evening Standard Magazine have released their list of rising stars you need to know about led by Percelle Ascott.

Percelle Ascott: He is the kind of hugely ambitious and impressive 25-year-old who makes the rest of us look like slackers. He is starring as Harry Polk in The Innocents out now on Netflix. Alongside that, he has been working on the hugely successful Shiro’s Story which has taken the internet by storm, racking up over 2 million views in under 24 hours. What do you do in your downtime? ‘I recently picked up a guitar — I’m really bad right now but I can play “Wonderwall”. Such a cliché! And I’m always watching Netflix, watching everything.’

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Percelle leads in Netflix series The Innocents.

He trained at The Brit School. Screen credits include Tickle Monster for Film 4, co-lead in the BBC series Wizards Vs Aliens, and series regular for E4 series Youngers.

Percelle is co-writer and founder of the online platform The Wall of Comedy. Since its launch in 2015 the platform has spanned over 5 billion views, reaching over 107,000,000 people per week.

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