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  • Stand-up

    Lenny focuses on black and Asian stand-up comedy over the past five decades, beginning by looking at early pioneers such as Charlie Williams and Josh White.

  • Sketch

    Lenny focuses on black and Asian sketch comedy over the past five decades. Featuring archive clips from Tiswas, Three of a Kind and Lenny's self-titled shows.

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Lenny Henry's Race Through Comedy

Series 1

Lenny Henry's Race Through Comedy

  • Stand-up

    Lenny focuses on black and Asian stand-up comedy over the past five decades, beginning by looking at early pioneers such as Charlie Williams and Josh White.

  • Sitcom

    Series concentrating primarily on British comedy of colour over the last five decades, beginning with one of British television's great institutions - the sitcom.

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  • Sketch

    Lenny focuses on black and Asian sketch comedy over the past five decades. Featuring archive clips from Tiswas, Three of a Kind and Lenny's self-titled shows.

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