Preview – Lenny Henry: A Life on Screen

Lenny Henry

Sir Lenny Henry has been part of British TV since the 1970s when he won talent show New Faces in 1975 at the age of 16. Since then he’s done sitcoms, sketch shows, stand-up, the stage, children’s TV and charity work.

This hour-long BAFTA tribute to him looks back at the many highlights of his career: Tiswas, Three of a Kind, The Lenny Henry Show and Comic Relief are among some of his highlights.

As well as an in-depth interview with Henry himself, there are also contributions from Chris Tarrant, Trevor McDonald, Michael Grade, Richard Curtis, and Kim Fuller.

Lenny Henry: A Life on Screen is available on iplayer until January 18 2017