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Sir Lenny


A comedian since the age of 16, Sir Lenny Henry has risen from a star of children’s television to one of the country’s most admired comedians. Over the years, he has also demonstrated his talent as a writer, singer, radio DJ. Lenny is also one of the co-creators of Comic Relief.

In 2015, Lenny received a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to drama and charity. Lenny has also received the BAFTA Television: Special Recognition Award in 2016. 

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He has also won the Monaco Red Cross, The Golden Nymph Award at The Monte Carlo Television Festival, the Radio & Television Industry Club Award for BBC Personality of the Year, The Golden Rose at the Monteux Television Festival and a Lifetime Achievement Award at the British Comedy Awards.

Lenny first appeared on British television as an impressionist in the 1970s on the T.V talent show New Faces. With his comedic genius,...

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