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.

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 29th September 2020 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Wednesday 7th October 2020 at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra