Comedian and actor Lenny Henry has written a one-off BBC drama based on his teenage years and his rise to fame. The drama titled Danny And The Human Zoo tells the story of a teenage impressionist growing up in a Jamaican family in 1970s Dudley (Birmingham). Lenny who grew up in Dudley launched his career starring in the controversial Black And White Minstrel Show and later appeared on the hit talent show New Faces. When asked about the up and coming drama Lenny said: “I’m […]
Comedian/actor Lenny Henry is very outspoken these days over the plight of Britain’s black talent. I had this to say about Lenny in a previous post: When Lenny was cock of the walk at the BBC back in the 1980s and in a position to help implement change he never really spoke out about the lack of diversity in television . But almost three decades later (and no longer cock of the walk at Auntie Beeb) Lenny is now chairing committees, speaking out […]
Comedian/actor Lenny Henry has found love again folks! According to The Daily Mail Lenny (53) has been seeing Lisa Makin (45) a high-profile figure in the theatre industry for several months now. Click HERE to view more pics…. She reminds me of his former wife comedian/actress Dawn French.
Oh dear… Top Gear star Jeremy Clarkson just doesn’t know when to shut up. Read below what the big idiot has said now. Via The Daily Mail The controversial Top Gear presenter, who has driven environmentalists mad with his eco-sceptism, was commenting on the energy-saving mode on his new TV when he referred to ‘Lenny Henry in a cave’. In a newspaper column, he wrote: ‘Like so many things in life these days, my new LG flatscreen television has an eco feature. […]
It’s the end of an era folks! British comedians Lenny Henry and Dawn French are to separate after 25 years of marriage, their spokesman said on Tuesday. The couple made their decision to split up last October and have since been “living together in constant, open and honest discussion,” spokesman Neil Reading said in a statement. “The separation is entirely amicable and they fully intend to maintain their close friendship,” it said. “Their priority is to commit to the future joint parenting […]