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Sir Lenny Henry to play Richard Pryor in one-man play

Sir Lenny Henry is to play US comedian Richard Pryor in a one-man play he has written himself.

BBC, 3rd October 2018

Review: Passions - Richard Pryor By Romesh Ranganathan

This documentary went out earlier this week but I only caught up with it last night. And I'm glad I did. It's a great study of a brilliant comedian presented by a pretty good comedian and in the light of various recent events it couldn't feel more timely.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 9th November 2017

Romesh Ranganathan to present Richard Pryor documentary

Romesh Ranganathan is to present a Sky Arts documentary about his comedy hero, American stand-up Richard Pryor.

British Comedy Guide, 21st July 2017

Interview: Michael Che - Six Stars

'Stand-up comedy has yet to be pushed past Richard Pryor'

Brian Donaldson, The List, 8th July 2015

John Robins picks his fantasy comedy night

Most comics just pick Richard Pryor and Bill Hicks and be done with it. Not Robins. Read on!

John Robins, London Is Funny, 24th March 2015

News: Lenny Henry to play Richard Pryor?

Comedian and actor Lenny Henry is working on a play with the National Theatre about the life of legendary American stand-up comedian Richard Pryor. Talking to Robert Elms on BBC London today Henry revealed that this is one of the various projects he is currently working on.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 18th August 2014

Nathan Caton chooses his comedy favourites

Caton's choices include Louis CK, Richard Pryor and Desmond's.

Nathan Caton, Chortle, 5th August 2014

My comedy hero: Raymond Mearns on Richard Pryor

I have chosen Richard Pryor as my comedy hero because of the way he opened himself up to his audience.

Raymond Mearns, The List, 13th June 2014