- BBC Two
- Lenny Henry, Chris Tarrant, Michael Grade, Mica Paris, Trevor McDonald, Kim Fuller, Griff Rhys Jones and Claudie Blakley
- Samantha Peters
- Samantha Peters, Pinki Chambers, Katherine Allen and Clare Brown
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts delivers this documentary about Sir Lenny Henry, one of Britain's best-loved comedians and writers, will be celebrated in an hour-long television special to be broadcast on BBC Two this Christmas.
This one-off special delves in to the archives to showcase some of Lenny's incredible work, spanning his 41 years in show business - from his early appearance on New Faces, through his instrumental roles in Tiswas and Comic Relief, to becoming one of Britain's most diverse and critically acclaimed performers.
The programme features interviews with close friends and colleagues who helped shape Sir Lenny's glittering career, such as Richard Curtis, Kim Fuller, Michael Grade, Trevor McDonald and Chris Tarrant, as well an in-depth interview with Sir Lenny himself.
- Also known as
- Sir Lenny Henry: A Life On Screen
- Camera set-up
- First broadcast
- Monday 19th December 2016 at 9pm on BBC Two
- Episode length
- 1 hour
- All previous repeats
- Saturday 23rd December 2017 at 7:30pm on BBC2
- Saturday 7th January 2017 at 1:05am on BBC2
- Wednesday 21st December 2016 at 11:00pm on BBC2