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He introduced characters who both mocked and celebrated black British culture, such as Theophilus P.
Wildebeeste (an homage to Teddy Pendergrass using the 'TP' initials), Brixton pirate radio disc jockey DJ Delbert Wilkins and Trevor Mac Doughnut (a parody of Trevor Mc Donald).
The show featured stand up, spoofs like his send up of Michael Jackson's Thriller video, and many of the characters he had developed during Summer Season, including Theophilus P. A principal scriptwriter for his television and stage shows during the 1990s was Jon Canter.
The Lenny Henry Show ran for a further 20 years in various incarnations.
recently she said: "I've never disliked myself in any way and the weight has nothing to do with my self esteem...
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He also made guest appearances on television programmes including Celebrity Squares, Seaside Special and The Ronnie Corbett Show.
During this time he also spent three years as a DJ on BBC Radio 1, playing soul and electro tracks and introducing some of the characters that he would later popularise on television.
Sir Lenworth George Henry, CBE (born 29 August 1958), known as Lenny Henry, is an English stand-up comedian, actor, blues singer, writer, and television presenter, known for co-founding charity Comic Relief, and presenting various television programmes, including the comedy Chef! The following year he appeared with Norman Beaton in LWT's sitcom The Fosters, Britain's first comedy series with predominantly black performers.
His formative years were spent in working men's clubs, where he impersonated mainly white characters such as the Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em character Frank Spencer (whom he impersonated on New Faces).
He made a guest appearance in the final episode of The Young Ones as The Postman, in 1984.
The first series of The Lenny Henry Show appeared on the BBC in 1984.