The star certainly looked like an A-list as he hit the red carpet in a dapper black velvet jacket and bow tie as he greeted his growing fan base waiting to see the celebrity guests.
Speaking of his meteoric rise to fame, the Londoner exclaimed on the red carpet: ‘I was in South West London just this morning buying some bread and now I’ve put on a tux and here I am.’
Spencer McHugh, Director of Brand at EE, said: ‘All of the 2016 EE Rising Star nominees have shown exceptional talent – starring in some of the biggest films of the last year.
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Dapper gent: The star certainly looked like an A-list as he hit the red carpet in a dapper black velvet jacket and bow tie
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