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17 – 19 April 2020

Join us for the largest and most prestigious television festival in the UK.


Alan Yentob interviews Sir Lenny Henry

Discussion and Q&A

Following his Imagine film for the BBC, Lenny Henry: Young, Gifted And Black, Alan Yentob interviews Sir Lenny Henry on a remarkable career.

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Photograph: BBC/Loriam Reed-Drake

Total runtime 60min

In a special event, illustrated with clips from the recent Imagine film for the BBC, Lenny Henry: Young, Gifted and Black, Alan Yentob interviews Sir Lenny Henry to discuss his sudden rise to fame, catapulting him from working-class kid from Dudley to one of Britain’s most celebrated black performers. Having reinvented himself as a serious actor and a political activist campaigning for greater diversity in the broadcasting industry, Sir Lenny will discuss what really matters to him and there will be a chance to ask your own questions.

Tickets £15, concs £12 (BFI Members pay £2 less, concs £1.60 less)

Tickets on sale to BFI Champions and Patrons Mon 2 Mar 11:30, to BFI Members Tue 3 Mar 11:30, Radio Times readers on Wed 4 March 11:30 and to the public Tue 10 Mar 11:30.



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