Percelle Ascott

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Percelle Ascott
Born Zimbabwe[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 2010–present
Known for

Wizards vs Aliens

Mandem on the Wall[2]

Percelle Ascott is an English actor, best known for his lead role between 2012 and 2014 on the CBBC series Wizards vs Aliens[3] as Benny Sherwood, best friend of the main character Tom, who defends wizardkind and Earth against the Nekross.

Ascott is also a regular on the E4 series Youngers and is the co-writer and star of the online comedy series Mandem on the Wall. Other screen credits include guest leads on Silent Witness and on Excluded for the BBC, as well as the lead in the feature film Beat Girl[4] and The Weekend.[5] He also appeared as Ben in X+Y. [6]

He has also appeared in a number of stage plays like Much do about nothing (Brit School), Rachel (Workshop, National Theatre Studio), Mandem on the Wall Live (Hackney Empire).[7]


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Excluded Wayne TV Movie
2010 Electric Percy Short
2012 Silent Witness Joel Barron Episodes: Domestic: Part 1 and Part 2
2012 Callum Jerome Short
2012-2014 Wizards vs. Aliens Banjamín "Benny" Sherwood Main character (30 episodes)
2013 Beat Girl Mike
2012 Sunroof Adam Short
2013-14 Youngers Yungah Baby Tinie Winie 16 Episodes
2014 X+Y Ben BBC film
2015 The Dog Ate My Homework Panelist 1 episode
2016 The Coroner Jake Taylor Episode 2.3 "Those in Peril"
2016 The Weekend Malcolm
2017 Casualty Kalen Gardner Series 31 Episode 31 "When the Whistle Blows"


  1. ^ Melissa Legarda-Alcantara (15 January 2015). "Whitewashing: The Dark Side Of Hollywood". Livemaguk. 
  2. ^ Mandem On The Wall – Episode 1. YouTube. 24 December 2011. 
  3. ^ Connelly, Brendan (28 April 2012). "Official Blurb And First Look At Wizards Vs. Aliens From Doctor Who’s Russell T Davies". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Wizards Vs Aliens interview with Scott Haran and Percelle Ascott". Geeks of Oz. July 2013. 
  5. ^ Paskett, Zoe (2 December 2016). "Mandem on the Wall star in new Hackney comedy The Weekend". Hackney Gazette. Retrieved 29 July 2017. 
  6. ^ "Moving portrayal of an autistic mind in X+Y". 12 March 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2016. 
  7. ^ "Percelle Ascott". Sainou. Archived from the original on March 31, 2016. Retrieved 20 April 2016. 

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