Lenny Henry

Jude Law and Vanessa Redgrave among guests at Young Vic Forever Young Gala
The stars joined the theatre's celebrations at Lindley Hall
Lenny Henry joins board of National Theatre
The actor was knighted for his services to drama in 2015
Matt Trueman: has diversity in new writing stalled?
Following Lenny Henry's Radio 4 series Raising the Bar, Matt Trueman asks where are the next generation of black British playwrights
Dawn French - 30 Million Minutes (Vaudeville Theatre)
By Holly Williams
The award-winning actor and comedian embarks on her first solo tour with a show exploring her life and career
Lenny Henry to present BBC black British theatre series
The actor and comedian received a knighthood for services to drama and charity this year
Berry Gordy: I set Motown up with only $800
At the launch of Motown the Musical yesterday, legendary producer Berry Gordy revealed some of his secrets
Michael Coveney: Comedians playing it straight on stage
Stephen Merchant is the latest high profile comic to tread the boards
Michael Coveney: Remembering the lost lines of Lenny Henry and others
'The actor's nightmare of drying on stage is always vivid but, in the event, it's never catastrophic'
Critics enjoy Educating Rita despite a shaky start
By Emily Cole
The production starring Lenny Henry opened at the Minerva Theatre last week
Educating Rita (Minerva Theatre, Chichester)
Lenny Henry recovers from drying but struggles to match his co-star in Willy Russell's two-hander