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Hey, I wrote a book! They call it an autobiography, but it didn’t feel like that. What it actually felt like was laughing and crying like a maniac until it was all on the page.

“A raw, touching memoir.” The Guardian

Lenny Henry - Who Am I Again book cover


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Lenny to publish a series of children’s books

Lenny is delighted to announce that he will be writing a series of seven children’s books, to be published by Macmillan Children’s Books.  There will be four fiction titles and three picture books. Lenny’s debut fiction title will be published in Autumn 2021 and his first picture book, You Can Do Anything, Tyrone – the story of …

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Lenny chats to Amanda Palmer on her podcast ‘The Art of Asking Everything’

Lenny chats to singer Amanda Palmer on her podcast ‘The Art of Asking Everything’. Humour. Armour. Racism. Voice. How our youth really shapes why we want to do what we wanna do, especially when we are drawn to the stage. Amanda and Lenny talk candidly about the paradoxes of celebrity and social media. How he …

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Five star review for BBC Four’s ‘Black Classical Music: The Forgotten History’

Black Classical Music: The Forgotten History, hosted by Lenny and produced by Douglas Road Productions has been given a five star review by The Guardian. From Chevalier De Saint-Georges to Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, black classical musicians and composers have been largely written out of the canon. This fascinating one-off asks why. The full review can be read here: https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2020/sep/27/black-classical-music-the-forgotten-history-review-challenging-orchestrated-racism …

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Lenny chats to The Voice

Ahead of the airing of The Lenny Henry Show, his first ever radio sketch show on BBC Radio 4, Lenny talks to The Voice’s Alannah Francis about returning to radio, why he won’t let the Windrush scandal be forgotten and providing opportunities for new black talent.


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