Speaker & Host
Sir Lenny Henry, comedian, presenter, writer, producer and one of the founding members of ‘Comic Relief’, Sir Lenny Henry’s personality is as big as his heart. He has a genuine ability to make people at ease around him which makes him an excellent speaker and host.
"The event was a triumph and in no small way thanks to Lenny. He was absolutely great. He changed the mood as ever with his stand up and was really good with all the winners of awards in the presentations. What a pro!"
The Union Learning Fund
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Sir Lenny Henry's 30 plus years in show business as an award winning comedian, documentary maker, communicator and founding member of ‘Comic Relief’ have equipped him for more than just the stand up comedy, acting, writing, producing for which he has become renowned.
Throughout the years Lenny has been present at some of the most amazing events in history, two Mandela days as co-host, various Red Nose days, and performances for Amnesty International. Lenny has also travelled far and wide for Comic Relief fundraising purposes. His career has also encompassed an epoch in British show business history, where black performers and programme makers have been sadly, few and far between.
Sir Lenny Henry has also been a firm advocate for cultural diversity, both at the BBC and throughout the entertainment field. He sees mentoring, leadership, goal setting and teamwork as the central tenets to every aspect of his career and the things he cares about.
Lenny has completed a BA Hons (open) in English Literature with the Open University, and, if you like, he can tell you how he did it. He is also prepared to talk about ‘Comic Relief’, cultural diversity in the work place and team work.
Lenny's TV show - 'Lennyhenry.tv' aired on BBC in early 2008. Sir Lenny Henry has recently partaken in a number of Radio 4 Projects including ‘Othello’, ‘Bad Faith’ and ‘What’s So Great About?’. He also recorded ‘I’m Still The Same Paul’ for BBC Three.
After finishing his critically acclaimed performance of ‘Othello’ in its West End run, Lenny has much to look forward to in 2011. He can soon be seen touring his new show, ‘Cradle to Rave’ from mid January to mid March 2011 and finished hosting ‘The Magicians’ for BBC1 in December. Lenny is also looking forward to filming Macbeth in 2012.Speaker & Host