Percelle Ascott: Wizards Vs Aliens

Date - 29 October, 2012, All News Television

Percelle Ascott stars in Wizards Vs Aliens, which kicks off today on BBC1. The series, which has been widely anticipated by fans of Doctor Who and The Sarah-Jane Adventures, is created by Russell T Davies and Phil Ford, produced by BBC Wales and FremantleMedia Enterprises, and the opening episodes will be directed by Daniel O’Hara.

Wizards Vs Aliens focuses on 16-year-old wizard Tom Clarke (Scott Haran) and his scientist best friend Benjamin “Benny” Sherwood (Percelle Ascott), as they battle the forces of the alien Nekross, who have invaded Earth with the intent of consuming anything and anyone connected to magic. Fellow cast include Annette Badland, Brian Blessed, Michael Higgs, Jefferson Hall and Gwendoline Christie.

Overview

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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