Lenny Henry

News: Lenny Henry Brings Back Old Favourites With Radio Sketch Show

Sir Lenny Henry returns to the BBC with a new six-part sketch show on Radio 4.

The Lenny Henry Show will be a brand-new character-based sketch comedy featuring old favourites like Deakus (musing about Covid from his care home) and Brixton-based DJ Delbert Wilkins, who's with his mate Winston talking about homeschooling.


Video: Lenny Henry As David Bellamy

Lenny Henry did a mean David Bellamy impression. In tribute to the broadcaster and naturalist who has died aged 86, here is Henry in action. Firstly a clip from sketch show Three of A Kind and then, below, Henry most famously doing "gwapple me grapenuts" Bellamy on Tiswas in "Compost Corner".


News: Stephen Fry and Lenny Henry to Appear In Dr Who

Stephen Fry and Sir Lenny Henry CBE will both appear in the series opener of Dr Who when the TARDIS lands once more, with Jodie Whittaker reprising her role as the Thirteenth Doctor.

News: BBC To Make Lenny Henry Documentary


News: Lenny Henry Takes His Book On Tour

Sir Lenny Henry will embark on a brand new UK tour this autumn.Following the October publication of his memoir, Lenny will travel the length, breadth and width of the country with An Evening with Lenny Henry - Who Am I, Again?, opening in Birmingham on 20 October. Tickets are on sale now.


TV Review: Lenny Henry's Race Through Comedy – Sitcoms

Lenny Henry is definitely the best person to front this examination of race in television comedy. After all, he's been in quite a lot of the programmes featured. In this first episode, for example, he pitches up in early ITV sitcom The Fosters and later BBC cooking comedy Chef! No doubt he will crop up in archive clips in the forthcoming episodes looking at stand-up and sketch shows.


News: Sir Lenny Henry To Front Documentary Series About Race In Comedy

UKTV has commissioned a three-part documentary series Lenny Henry’s Race Through Comedy for its comedy channel Gold. Sir Lenny Henry will take viewers on a personal journey with some of the people behind the sitcoms, sketches and stand-up comedy who have helped create and shape Britain’s culturally diverse comedic landscape.


News: Sir Lenny Henry To Present Morecambe And Wise Documentary

Sir Lenny Henry is to present Gold’s new retrospective UKTV Original series Trust Morecambe & Wise. The four-part series, commissioned by Joe McVey, UKTV commissioning editor, and produced by Mercury Productions, will take a look at rarely seen footage featuring the immortal duo at the peak of their careers.


News: Live Tour For Sir Lenny Henry

The legendary Sir Lenny Henry will embark on a brand new UK tour this autumn.  Following the October publication of his memoir, Lenny will travel the length, breadth and width of the country with An Evening with Lenny Henry - Who Am I, Again?, opening in Birmingham on 20 October. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday 17 May here.


News: Christmas Animation For Lenny Henry

Magic Light Pictures, the multi Oscar-nominated production company, has been providing festive family treats to BBC One for over a decade.



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