John Boyega Finn Hospital, The mother of a seriously ill five-year-old boy living with a brain tumour has described meeting Star Wars actor John Boyega as “priceless”.
The Peckham-born actor, who plays Finn in the film franchise, delivered toys to sick children at the Royal London Hospital.
Among the youngsters he visited was Daniel Bell, from Ormskirk, who said he wished he could hand out presents to children alongside his favourite film character.
Mr Boyega said he “jumped at the chance” to grant the request and taught Daniel how to use a lightsaber as part of the special treat, organised by Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity.
(left to right) Collin Bell, Seren Bell, 18 months, Star Wars actor John Boyega, Daniel Bell, 5, Rosalind Bell and Layla Bell, 6, at The Royal London Hospital
The Bafta-winning actor described Daniel as “an amazing and inspirational boy”.
He said: “When I heard about Daniel’s wish to meet Finn, I jumped at the chance to make it come true. It was fantastic to be a part of his very special wish with Rays of Sunshine.