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The One.... Ronnie Corbett. Copyright: BBC / Little Britain Productions.

The One...

BBC One sketch show. 4 episodes (1 series), 2010 - 2012. Stars Ronnie Corbett, Lenny Henry, Jasper Carrott and Griff Rhys Jones.

Series 1, Episode 1 - The One Lenny Henry

Lenny Henry showcases brand new stand-up combined with characters reprised from his early career and some new sketches.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th January 2012
30 minutes

Full synopsis

The One.... Image shows from L to R: Lenny Henry, Peter Serafinowicz. Copyright: BBC / Little Britain Productions.

For the first time in twenty years, Lenny reprises a favourite from his Lenny Henry Show days, pirate radio DJ, Delbert Wilkins.

Smooth talking Donovan Bogarde returns still in hot pursuit of Mrs Johnson and new sketches include a Twilight spoof and a send up of Cee Lo Green's Forget You.

Lenny is joined by guest appearances from Ronni Ancona, Omid Djalili and Peter Serafinowicz.


  1. Sunday 8th January 2012 at 22.25 (40 minute version)

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lenny Henry Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Ronni Ancona Bella
Peter Serafinowicz Unknown
Omid Djalili Unknown
Claire Benedict Unknown
Ellen Thomas Unknown
Colin McFarlane Unknown
Carolin Stoltz Unknown
Joshua Warner-Campbell Unknown
Martin Wenner Unknown
Writing team
Toby Davies Writer
Kim Fuller Writer
Lenny Henry Writer
Eamonn O'Neill Writer
James O'Neill Writer
Martin Shea Writer
Mark Warren Writer
Charles Peattie Writer
James Hendrie Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Henry Writer (Additional Material)
Andi Osho Writer (Additional Material)
Kim Fuller Script Editor
Production team
Geoff Posner Director
Alex Walsh-Taylor Producer
Jed Leventhall Exec Producer
Mark Freeland Exec Producer
Geoff Posner Exec Producer
David Hitchcock Production Designer
Simon Rogers Production Designer
Jakko M. Jakszyk Composer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Mark Wybourn (as Mark Wybourne) Editor
Gareth Edwards Associate Producer

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