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Lenny Henry CBE (1958-)

Posted on 01/08/2012

Lenny Henry CBE

MA Screenwriting for TV & Film, 2010 RHBNC

One of the most beloved faces on British television, Lenny Henry is an actor, writer, comedian and occasional television presenter. He has fronted a variety of comedy television series and starred in sitcoms such as Chef. As a founder of Comic Relief, he has hosted the show and presented filmed reports from overseas on the work of the charity. More recently he has made notable appearences in Shakespearean roles, firstly as Othello for Northern Broadsides and then in The Comedy of Errors for the National Theatre. Lenny is currently studying for a PhD at Royal Holloway.


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