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Lenny Henry

The story behind Sir Lenny Henry's success. This film delves into the archives to showcase some of his incredible work and includes an in-depth interview with the man himself.

Sir Lenny Henry tells the story behind his success, after being honoured with a special award at 2016's Baftas.

Celebrating Lenny's outstanding career in television, this one-off special delves into the archives to showcase some of his incredible work. Featuring an in-depth interview with the man himself, the special looks at everything from his big break aged 16 on New Faces through his instrumental roles in Tiswas and Comic Relief to the present day.

Including interviews from people who helped shape Lenny's glittering career, such as Richard Curtis OBE, Kim Fuller, Lord Michael Grade, Sir Trevor McDonald and Chris Tarrant.

59 minutes

Last on

Sat 23 Dec 2017 19:30

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Credits

Role Contributor
Participant Lenny Henry
Participant Chris Tarrant
Participant Trevor McDonald
Participant Michael Grade
Participant Kim Fuller
Participant Richard Curtis
Executive Producer Clare Brown
Executive Producer Katherine Allen
Series Producer Samantha Peters
Production Company Whizz Kid Entertainment

Broadcasts

  • Mon 19 Dec 2016 21:00
  • Wed 21 Dec 2016 23:00
  • Sat 7 Jan 2017 01:05
  • Sat 23 Dec 2017 19:30

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