Tuesday September 22, 2020

Laughing with Lenny

The face of Comic Relief sees himself as one of British comedy’s ‘old guard’, but he still feels he has plenty of serious things to say, writes Andrew Lynch.

8th September, 2007

The face of Comic Relief sees himself as one of British comedy’s ‘old guard’, but he still feels he has plenty of serious things to say, writes Andrew Lynch.

Lenny Henry is wary of the whole notion of analysing comedy. Midway through this interview, he wryly quotes the American humorist EB White: ‘‘It’s like dissecting a frog - not many people are interested and the frog ends up dead.”...

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