Jamal takes great delight in opposing Laurie, all the more so because he knows she's a police officer. He's an aggressive, mouthy and self-opinionated young man and for her part, Laurie can't stand him. But it turns out there's much more to Jamal than meets the eye.
Ashley has just starred alongside David Oyelowo and Ruth Wilson in the BBC's adaptation of Small Island from the novel by Andrea Levy. Other film and television appearances include in Hustle, Never Never, Storm Damage and The Murder of Stephen Lawrence. Ashley also won the most promising newcomer award at the British Independent Film Awards for his performance in Bullet Boy.