Lenny Henry


Who is this?
This is Lenny Henry (b.1958), he is a comedian and actor. He is a campaigner for equal rights for people from multicultural backgrounds working in film and television. He was knighted by the Queen for his services to drama and charity.

Brent connection
He lived in Wembley as a teenager.

Who made the portrait?
Artist: Trevor Leighton
Media: Photograph made with a camera, developed in a dark room.

What is the message?
Why do you think Lenny Henry leaping in the air?

One other thing
He is one of the co-founders of Comic Relief.

Size of the actual artwork
380mm x 380mm

What does this mean?
Comic Relief: a charity which uses comedy events to raise money for people in need around the world

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