The Lenny Henry Show. Image shows from L to R: Winston (Vas Blackwood), Delbert Wilkins (Lenny Henry). Copyright: BBC.

The Lenny Henry Show (1987)

BBC One sitcom about a self-styled superstar. 12 episodes (2 series), 1987 - 1988. Stars Lenny Henry, Vas Blackwood, Ellen Thomas, Michael Mears and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Sonny Sidles Up

He may be Brixton's 'Prince of Cool', but how will pirate broadcaster, style-counsellor and fashion model Delbert Wilkins handle the hot potato of an unexpected intrusion into his private life?

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 27th October 1987
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lenny Henry Delbert Wilkins
Vas Blackwood Winston
Ellen Thomas Rose Wilkins
Michael Mears Alex
Gina McKee Julie
Naim Khan (as Naim Kahn) Wazim
Malcolm Rennie Sergeant Lillie
Pip Torrens PC Monkhouse
Louis Mahoney Jake
Guest cast
Rudolph Walker Sonny
Richard Aspel Aussie DJ
Writing team
Stan Hey Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Kim Fuller Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Geoff Posner Director
Geoff Posner Producer
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