Lenny Henry
Who Am I, Again?

Who Am I, Again?

  • Radio comedy
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2019
  • 5 episodes (1 series)

Lenny Henry reads from his autobiography.

Press clippings

Lenny Henry: interview

The comedian's childhood was defined by racist abuse and his mother's violence. As he publishes his autobiography, he talks about how it shaped him as a performer and activist.

Lanre Bakare, The Guardian, 21st October 2019

Who Am I Again? by Lenny Henry review

The comic reflects on prejudice, being a 'political football' and his suspicion he's neither black enough nor manly enough.

Sukhdev Sandhu, The Guardian, 9th October 2019

Lenny Henry: I do wish I had stood up to racism more

As his memoir is published, Sir Lenny Henry talks to Hannah Stephenson about racism, the pressures of fame, and his fears for today's young wannabes.

Hannah Stephenson, The Irish News, 7th October 2019

Who Am I, Again? extract

Today he's one of Britain's biggest comics, but here Lenny Henry reveals how he used to get really upset when Tiswas host Chris Tarrant criticised his jokes.

Lenny Henry, Daily Mail, 29th September 2019

Extract: Who Am I, Again? by Lenny Henry

Haunting. Unflinching. Profoundly shocking. Yet all told with the warmth and humour that's made him one of Britain's best-loved comedians. In an enthralling new autobiography, Sir Lenny Henry reveals how growing up as a black boy in 1970s Dudley was no laughing matter.

Lenny Henry, Daily Mail, 21st September 2019

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