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Comedians feature in Channel 4's festive schedule

Channel 4's 2020 Christmas TV offerings will include comedians staying overnight in a toy shop, David Walliams creating a new version of the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car, and episodes of Big Fat Quiz Of The Year and The Last Leg.

British Comedy Guide, 21st October 2020

Lenny Henry: next BBC chair should recognise diversity

Comedian speaks out as former Telegraph editor Charles Moore criticised for past comments about minority groups.

Haroon Siddique and Peter Walker, The Guardian, 28th September 2020

Lenny Henry on forgotten black composers

In a new documentary, Sir Lenny Henry celebrates the work of black composers across the centuries, whose work is often marginalised.

Kasia Delgado, i Newspaper, 25th September 2020

The Lenny Henry Show review

Considering the writers and cast of The Lenny Henry Show features a lot of up-and-comers, the style of this new Radio 4 series is remarkably old-school, dated, even.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 25th August 2020

The Lenny Henry Show returns via Radio 4

Lenny Henry is reprise some of his old characters, and introduce new ones, via Radio 4 sketch series The Lenny Henry Show.

British Comedy Guide, 14th August 2020

Lenny Henry to publish new book Rising To The Surface

Lenny Henry is to publish a memoir about his entertainment career, and will present a revisionist history of classical music for the BBC.

British Comedy Guide, 4th August 2020

Faber acquires Lenny Henry's diversity manifesto

Faber is to publish Access all Areas: The Diversity Manifesto for TV and Beyond by comedian and writer Sir Lenny Henry and media diversity specialist Marcus Ryder next year.

Ruth Comerford, The Bookseller, 26th June 2020

Adam Kay to host BBC One special Dear NHS Superstars

Comedian and writer Adam Kay is to host Dear NHS Superstars, a one-off show for BBC One in which celebrities show their appreciation for healthcare workers.

British Comedy Guide, 25th June 2020