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Lenny Henry

Actor and comedian Lenny Henry chooses his favourite readings, from Othello to 'Small Island'.

Each piece triggers thoughts about his life and the words that have mattered to him, from plays he's performed to writers he loves.

Including extracts from Chinua Achebe's classic 'Things Fall Apart', Neil Gaiman's 'Anansi Boys' and his current show 'Fences'.

Recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre, with reader Nadine Marshall and Jude Akuwudike.

Producer...Mary Ward-Lowery.

Release date:

28 minutes

Last on

Mon 30 Sep 2013 23:30



Extract from Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman  

Extract from Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe

Extract from Othello Act 1 Scene 3 by William Shakespeare

Extract from A Comedy of Errors Act 2, scene 2 by William Shakespeare

Extract from Fences by August Wilson

Extract from Small Island by Andrea Levy



Role Contributor
PresenterLenny Henry
ReaderNadine Marshall
ReaderJude Akuwudike
ProducerMary Ward-Lowery

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