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The Lenny Henry Birthday Show

Trevor McDonald, in front of a studio audience, takes a lighthearted look back at the career of Lenny Henry to celebrate his sixtieth birthday and also introduces new sketches.

In 1975, a 16-year-old Lenny Henry bunked off school to appear on New Faces. In 2018, after a long and glittering career, Lenny is 60 - the perfect excuse to celebrate a man who has made a unique impact on British comedy. Hosted by Trevor McDonald in front of a studio audience, this programme takes a lighthearted look back at his career and presents new iconic sketches including music legends Stevie Wonder and Stormzy.

59 minutes

Last on

Thu 30 Aug 2018 00:55

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Role Contributor
Performer Lenny Henry
Interviewer Trevor McDonald
Producer John Rushton
Director Dominic Brigstocke
Writer Kim Fuller
Writer Jon Canter


  • Wed 22 Aug 2018 20:00
  • Wed 29 Aug 2018 23:15
  • Wed 29 Aug 2018 23:40
  • Thu 30 Aug 2018 00:55