1. Sir Lenny Henry calls for tax breaks to increase diversity in TV.
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6. Sir Lenny Henry talks about his BBC Four show Our Classical Century exploring Britain's love of classical music, Tim discusses his starring role in the Coen Brothers Western: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and Sarah speaks about her album and tour Hymn.
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8. On 20 July 2016, Sir Lenny Henry was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Nottingham Trent University in recognition of his significant contribution to British comedy and drama, along with his achievements in international charity work.
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11. Sir Lenny Henry was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1999 New Year Honours.
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14. In November 2011, Sir Lenny Henry made his debut at the Royal National Theatre in London in Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, directed by Dominic Cooke, in which he played the character of Antipholus of Syracuse.
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16. In February 2009, Sir Lenny Henry appeared in the Northern Broadsides production of Othello, in the title role, at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds, directed by Barrie Rutter, who, before the production opened, said of the decision to cast him: "knives might be out at me or at Lenny.
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17. In 2014, Sir Lenny Henry appeared in and produced a play based on his radio show Rudy's Rare Records, which played at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre before moving on to a run in London.
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19. In 2010, Sir Lenny Henry produced and starred in a five-part web series for the BBC Comedy website, Conversations with my Wife, about a fictional couple conversing over Skype while the wife is away on business leaving the husband to hold the fort at home.
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21. On 16 March 2007, Sir Lenny Henry made a cameo appearance as himself in a sketch with Catherine Tate, who appeared in the guise of her character Geordie Georgie from The Catherine Tate Show.
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23. Sir Lenny Henry voiced Dre Head, the "shrunken head" on the Knight Bus in the 2004 movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, and read the audiobook version of Neil Gaiman's Anansi Boys.
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24. In 2003, Sir Lenny Henry was listed in The Observer as one of the fifty funniest acts in British comedy.
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26. In the early 1990s, Sir Lenny Henry starred in the Hollywood film True Identity, in which his character pretended to be a white person to avoid the mob.
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