Video: Kensal Rise actor and rapper stars in film challenge movie

Ashley Thomas appears in At First Sight with Hannah Arterton

Ashley Thomas appears in At First Sight with Hannah Arterton - Credit: Archant

Ashley Thomas aka Bashy features in ‘At First Sight’ alongside Hannah Atherton

An actor from Kensal Rise stars in a short movie which was shot as part of a film challenge.

Ashley Thomas, a former pupil at Newman Catholic College in Harlesden, plays one half of a couple in ‘At First Sight’ a three-minute film which portrays a bittersweet story of boy meets girl.

The 28-year-old, who has also carved out a successful career as rapper ‘Bashy’, stars alongside Hannah Atherton - who is the sister of actress Gemma.

Filmmaker David Allain made the movie as part of a challenge by Panasonic and Rankin Film Productions to make a movie using a Lumix GH3 camera.

Ashley said: “I am delighted with the results and hope the audience enjoys watching ‘At First Sight’ as much as we enjoyed making it.”