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Lenny Henry on Fences and fathers

30 June 2013 Last updated at 12:20 BST

Actor Lenny Henry says the character he plays in the West End production of August Wilson play Fences has reminded audiences of their own father or husband.

Speaking on The Andrew Marr Show, Henry, whose stage debut was as Othello, added that the role has given him a new perspective on his own father.

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