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

The Lenny Henry Show

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2020
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Lenny Henry performs some of his old characters, and new ones. Also features Vas Blackwood, Llewella Gideon, Freya Parker, George Fouracres and Cherrelle Skeete

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

Key details

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2020
Channels
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
6 (1 series)
Stars
Lenny Henry, Vas Blackwood, Llewella Gideon, Freya Parker, George Fouracres and Cherrelle Skeete
Writers
Lenny Henry, Max Davis, Nathan Bryon, Tasha Dhanraj, Kim Fuller, Athena Kugblenu, Nathan Roberts, Benjamin Partridge and Tom Melia
Producer
Sam Michell
Companies

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.

Additional details

Also known as
  • Lenny Henry: Up Next
Production
Studio
Soundtrack
Music by Lawrence Insula.

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 25th August 2020 at 6:30pm on BBC Radio 4
Most recent repeats
  • Wednesday 7th October 2020 at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra - Episode 6
  • Tuesday 6th October 2020 at 10:00pm on Radio 4 Extra - Episode 6
  • Tuesday 6th October 2020 at 5:30pm on Radio 4 Extra - Episode 6

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