A leading boss at broadcasting watchdog Ofcom said he “wouldn’t disagree” with comments made by Sir Lenny Henry about diversity at the UK’s public service broadcasters (PSBs).
Sir Lenny Henry
Sir Lenny Henry has said there will never be diversity in British media unless legislators are “brave enough” to make it mandatory.
Sir Lenny Henry has said UK broadcasters need a safe space for minorities to vent their feelings without “fearing the noose”.
Sir Lenny Henry is embarking on a tour to share memories and insights into his life and work.
BBC Four will air four new programmes across February celebrating British diversity and voices that are “less known and often unheard”.
Sir Lenny Henry has said he wants BBC series The Long Song to create a national conversation about the UK’s involvement in the slave trade.
Actress Tamara Lawrance has said attitudes featured in upcoming slave drama The Long Song are “not so far away” from attitudes she faced growing up.
Sir Lenny Henry has no plans to ever quit Comic Relief.
Sir Lenny Henry is among a number of stars backing a new £10 million Government-funded centre aimed at developing virtual reality storytelling in the UK.
Comedian Sir Lenny Henry has received a PhD in Media Arts from Royal Holloway, University of London, after completing a course that required him to write an original screenplay.