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 6 - A Mega-Star Is Born

The kebab house goes up-market, the radio station goes middle-of-the-road, and Delbert's mum just goes.... forcing Delbert Wilkins, star of the 'BBC', to wonder where his future lies.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 1st December 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
Nimmy March Claudette
Guest cast
Richard Aspel Aussie DJ
Jonathan Ross Self
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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