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A one man show juxtaposing Tony Blair's reaction to the Iraq war with the reactions of an Anglo-Caribbean family living in Willesden. Mr Lister the shopkeeper has a withering line in self-deprecation, his son Daniel is a soldier in Iraq, and Lister's old friend Wolfman is stuck in an old people's home and hating every minute of it.
Lenny Henry breaks down why he's not a fan of DJ's, and why he likes buying music online. Subscribe here for more great BBC comedy clips http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=BBCComedyGreats The home of great comedy on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/BBCComedyGreats This is a channel from BBC Worldwide who help fund new BBC programmes.
One of lenny henry's shows in which he talks about crime.
Stevie "Smudger" Smith and his wife Marie are both addicted to drugs; he's also a dealer. The day he 'deals with' another dealer, she gives birth to a baby. The baby appears to be addicted too and Marie decides to give up the habit. Because Stevie doesn't want to give up using and dealing drugs, they take Marie and the baby away from him. The new, tough, social worker Liam Kane tries to get Stevie in his group sessions, by using his violent approach and by telling him it's the only way he'll ever see Marie and the baby back. So there seems to be hope to get Stevie clean, if only he wants to himself. That things aren't that easy is shown by the drugs addicted hooker Gail, who's satisfied with the life she leads.
On 17 March 2014, Lenny Henry delivered a passionate speech at BAFTA in which he discussed the issue of diversity (or lack there of) in television. He called upon his industry colleagues to work together in an effort to improve the situation we see before us today. The BAFTA Television lecture is an annual event during which a high profile industry practitioner is invited to share their views on the TV landscape in front of a BAFTA audience. Find out more at http://www.bafta.org/guru
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We are delighted to introduce the new 'Paving The Way' award, which celebrates the pioneering achievements and influences of talent from across the creative industries who are paving the way for future generations. As a known legend in British entertainment, we are extremely proud to present Sir Lenny Henry with this award. The official YouTube page of the MOBO Awards and MOBO Organisation. Founded in 1996, MOBO has been key to elevating black music and culture to mainstream popular status in the UK. Here, we've got acoustic sessions, interviews and features, and have footage from our archive of shows over the years. Subscribe for more: http://bit.ly/1NwBsZn http://www.mobo.com/ http://www.twitter.com/MOBOawards http://www.facebook.com/MOBOofficial
Lenny Henry Interview - Diversity & Broadcasting Press Guild Awards Subscribe to Red Carpet News: http://bit.ly/1s3BQ54 Lenny Henry talks to Red Carpet News at the Broadcasting Press Guild Television & Radio Awards 2015 in London. Red Carpet News brings you all the latest Film & Entertainment News. Featuring exclusive content and interviews for Game Of Thrones, Sherlock, Hunger Games, Marvel, Star Wars, Harry Potter, Downton Abbey, Doctor Who and so much more. Visit our homepage at http://www.redcarpetnewstv.com or follow us on Twitter @RedCarpetNewsTV for exclusive daily updates, reviews, photo galleries and more. Don't forget to subscribe and thanks for watching Red Carpet News brings you all the latest Film & Entertainment News. Featuring exclusive content and interviews for Game O...
Lenny Henry takes part in the recipe challenge on The F Word. He challenges Gordon Ramsay to make their favourite childhood soups. Season 5 of The F Word. A bold, modern and mischievous take on the world of food combines location VTs, kitchen actuality, celebrity interviews, stunts and recipe based challenges to give the format its trademark energy, pace and visual richness and create waves in the food world and beyond.
The legend that is Lenny Hnery accepts his MOBO Paving The Way Award at the MOBO Awards 2015. Watch the full show on ITV Player NOW -- https://www.itv.com/itvplayer/the-mobo-awards The official YouTube page of the MOBO Awards and MOBO Organisation. Founded in 1996, MOBO has been key to elevating black music and culture to mainstream popular status in the UK. Here, we've got acoustic sessions, interviews and features, and have footage from our archive of shows over the years. Subscribe for more: http://goo.gl/chZnfi http://www.mobo.com/ http://www.twitter.com/MOBOawards http://www.facebook.com/MOBOofficial
Sir Lenny Henry has been appointed Chancellor for Birmingham City University. The Dudley born actor, comedian and writer takes up his role to promote Birmingham, the creative arts and life changing opportunities for young people. Find out more: http://www.bcu.ac.uk/news-events/news/sir-lenny-henry-appointed-as-chancellor-of-birmingham-city-university
Ainsley Harriott talks about how, whilst he was having a massage, he was once mistaken for Lenny Henry. This clip is from Series 4, Episode 2 of 'Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled', which is on channel Dave on Sunday 12th June 2016. Find out more: https://www.comedy.co.uk/tv/alan_davies_as_yet_untitled/episodes/4/2/
Is the Government about to force the BBC and the other broadcasters to recruit more black and Asian people on and off screen? Eddie Botsio: Head of New at London Live questions Lenny Henry about his new proposal to DCMS - The Henry Papers.
Using the plays for inspiration, this series looks at how the work continues to tap in to everyday issues and key themes, with a leading NT actor and an expert in the field joining Genista McIntosh in conversation. With actor Lenny Henry, who played the role of Antipholus of Syracuse in The Comedy of Errors in 2011 at the NT, and George Alagiah, BBC journalist, author of A Home From Home and Friend of the Migration Museum Project. The guests look at how migration and exile are explored in Shakespeare’s play, The Comedy or Errors, and discuss how the situations experienced by the characters might be mirrored today.