- Comedy Performer
- TV & Radio Presenter
Lenny Henry is an actor, writer, comedian and television presenter best known for co-founding Comic Relief. Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the British Comedy Awards in 2003, Lenny went on to win Outstanding Newcomer at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for his portrayal of Othello (2009). Subsequently he has appeared in A Comedy of Errors, and FENCES, to critical acclaim. Lenny is also an energetic campaigner for the greater representation of Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people in the entertainment industry.
Selected Credits (See Full Credits)
Alan Clarke Award for Outstanding Contribution to Television
Comic Relief (Television)
1985 - 2015
Educating Rita (Theatre and Live Performance)
Chichester Festival Theatre
The Syndicate (Series 3) (Television)
Rollem Pictures for BBC1
Othello (Theatre and Live Performance)
Trafalgar Studios - London
Lenny Henry Returns to Theatre in 2019
Friday, May 25, 2018
New series of Broadchurch begins starring Lenny Henry!
Monday, February 27, 2017
Tune in to Jazzie B's 1980s: From Dole to Soul on BBC2 this Saturday, featuring Lenny Henry!
Friday, November 25, 2016
Lenny Henry will star in the Donmar's new season!
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Lenny Henry to star in a BBC Radio 4's new series Rogue's Gallery
Monday, May 16, 2016
Lenny Henry's Got The Blues
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
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