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BBC Audio Drama Awards 2015. Lenny Henry. Copyright: BBC.

The Lenny Henry Show

BBC Radio 4 sketch show starring Lenny Henry. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2020. Stars Lenny Henry, Vas Blackwood, Llewella Gideon, Freya Parker and others.

Next new episode is on tomorrow at 6:30pm. Episode 5
Catch-up on Episode 4 on BBC Sounds   Episode 4 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra tomorrow at 7:30am.

BBC Audio Drama Awards 2015. Lenny Henry. Copyright: BBC.

The Lenny Henry Show

Lenny Henry performs some of his old characters, and new ones

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2020
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
Lenny Henry, Vas Blackwood, Llewella Gideon, Freya Parker, George Fouracres and Cherrelle Skeete
Writers
Lenny Henry and Max Davis
Producer
Sam Michell

A character based sketch with Lenny Henry reprising some of his old characters like Delbert Wilkins and Deakus, as well as debuting new ones like Gavin Stone - the former special services operative turned supply teacher; Raheim X Davies, the irascible history of art professor; and Gideon de Witt, the politician who cannot meaningfully answer a question.

Production Details

Production companies
Also known as
  • Lenny Henry: Up Next (Other official name)
Soundtrack
Music by Lawrence Insula.
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 25th August 2020 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 15th September 2020 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 1 Episode 4: Tomorrow at 7:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Series 1 Episode 4: Tomorrow at 5:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Series 1 Episode 4: Tomorrow at 10pm on Radio 4 Extra
  4. Series 1 Episode 4: Wednesday at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  5. Series 1 Episode 5: Tuesday 29th September at 7:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  6. Series 1 Episode 5: Tuesday 29th September at 5:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  7. Series 1 Episode 5: Tuesday 29th September at 10pm on Radio 4 Extra
  8. Series 1 Episode 5: Wednesday 30th September at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra