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Little Robots

Series 2

Episode 5: Spotty Rules

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

Stop-frame animation about Tiny and his Little Robot friends. Spotty decides that the Little Robots should be in her club and follow her commands. Show more

Little Robots

Series 2

Episode 6: Not a Drum Was Heard

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

Stop-frame animation about Tiny and his Little Robot friends. Spotty cannot bear the din when Noisy practises on his drums and sneaks the drum away. Show more

Little Robots

Series 2

Episode 7: Spotty's Big Idea

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

Animation about Tiny and his Little Robot friends. Spotty wants to be an artist and builds a huge sculpture from junk. Just before it is complete, it collapses. Show more

Little Robots

Series 4

Episode 10: Swings and Roundabouts

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

Stop-frame animation about Tiny and his Little Robot friends. Scary wants the other little robots to entertain him for a change. Show more

Big and Small

Series 1

Episode 13: Starry Starry Night

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

The adventures of two unlikely friends. Big takes Small into the garden one evening to look at the stars, which he thinks are beautiful and magical. Show more

Big and Small

Series 1

Episode 11: Rain Dance

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

The adventures of two unlikely friends. Big is annoyed when Small cuts up his hosepipe to use as a rope in his rodeo show. To repay him, Small helps Big water the garden. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North East & CumbriaLatest broadcast: on BBC One North East & Cumbria

Matt Tebbutt and chefs Vivek Singh and Marcus Wareing are joined by special guest Lenny Henry. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Tebbutt
Interviewed Guest:
Lenny Henry
Series Producer:
Charlotte Collins
Executive Producer:
Amanda Ross
Assistant Producer:
James Bedwell
Production Company:
Cactus TV

HealthCheck UK Live

Series 1

07/04/2020

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Described as one of the greatest medical breakthroughs ever, we look at the origin of inoculation and find out how other types of vaccination, especially the flu jab, gives us hope for the future. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Lenny Henry
Executive Producer:
Alan Holland
Executive Producer:
Rowland Stone
Series Producer:
Gaby Koppel

The Ones

Series 1 - 40 Minute Versions

Episode 1: The One Lenny Henry

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Lenny Henry showcases brand new stand-up combined with characters reprised from his early career and some new sketches. With Ronni Ancona, Omid Djalili and Peter Serafinowicz. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lenny Henry
TV Chef:
Omid Djalili
Mrs Johnson:
Ellen Thomas
Mr Sanderson:
Colin McFarlane
Swedish woman:
Carolin Stoltz
Young Sweet'n'Low:
Joshua Warner-Campbell
Swedish man:
Martin Wenner
Writer:
Kim Fuller
Executive Producer:
Geoff Posner
Director:
Geoff Posner
Production Manager:
Alison Passey

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Drama giving a fictionalised account of Lenny Henry's life as a teenager in 1970s Dudley, following a talented impressionist and his rise to fame as a stand-up comedian. Show more

Contributors

Larrington:
Peter Bankole
Georgie:
Lee Hodge
Skinner Bailey:
Jack Loxton
Mrs Patterson:
Tonia Daley-Campbell
Barry Carter:
Oliver Phelps
Brian Carter:
James Phelps
Bridget:
Evanna Lynch
Syd Bolton:
Mark Benton
Judge 1:
John Yapp
Judge 2:
Peter Terry
Photographer:
Daniel Holden
Valda Graham:
Marlene McKenzie
Girl in Pub:
Victoria Pritchard
Francis Riordan:
Quinn Patrick
Majella Riordan:
Tina Harris
Calvin Gayle:
Danny Sapani
Palladium Compere:
David Knopov
James Broughton:
Richard Wilson
Tracie:
Anna Piper
Stunt coordinator:
Jo McLaren
Stunt coordinator:
Andy Smart
Executive Producer:
Nicola Shindler
Executive Producer:
Caroline Hollick
Executive Producer:
Polly Hill
Production Company:
Red Production Company

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Hexagonal Phase

2. Part the 0.3

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

One head is better than two - as long as you have a spare in a jar. Stars Mark Wing-Davey. From 2018. Show more

Contributors

The Voice of the Book:
John Lloyd
Arthur Dent:
Simon Jones
Ford Prefect:
Geoff McGivern
Zaphod Beeblebrox:
Mark Wing-Davey
Tricia McMillan:
Sandra Dickinson
Wowbagger:
Toby Longworth
Constant Mown:
Andy Secombe
Left Brain:
Mitch Benn
Fenchurch:
Jane Horrocks
Hillman Hunter:
Ed Byrne
The Guide MkII:
Stephen Hawking
The Consultant:
Lenny Henry
Heimdall:
Tom Alexander
Buckeye Brown:
Tom Alexander
Eccentrica:
Tom Alexander
Gunner Vogon:
Tom Alexander
Aseed Preflux:
Philip Pope
Sub-Etha Voice:
Philip Pope
HOG Door:
Philip Pope
Modgud:
Theo Maggs
The Viking:
Theo Maggs
Announcer:
John Marsh
Director:
Dirk Maggs
Adaptor:
Dirk Maggs

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Lenny Henry and Suzy Klein celebrate black classical composers and musicians across the centuries whose stories and music have been forgotten. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lenny Henry
Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Executive Producer:
Angela Ferreira
Executive Producer:
Liz Hartford
Producer:
Guy Evans
Production Company:
Douglas Road Productions

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Hexagonal Phase

1. Part the 0.16

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Following the publication of his diaries, Arthur Dent’s hopes for a secluded life soon evaporate. Stars Simon Jones. Show more

Contributors

The Voice of the Book:
John Lloyd
Arthur Dent:
Simon Jones
Ford Prefect:
Geoff McGivern
Zaphod Beeblebrox:
Mark Wing-Davey
Tricia McMillan:
Sandra Dickinson
Wowbagger:
Toby Longworth
Constant Mown:
Andy Secombe
Left Brain:
Mitch Benn
Fenchurch:
Jane Horrocks
Hillman Hunter:
Ed Byrne
The Guide MkII:
Stephen Hawking
The Consultant:
Lenny Henry
Heimdall:
Tom Alexander
Buckeye Brown:
Tom Alexander
Eccentrica:
Tom Alexander
Gunner Vogon:
Tom Alexander
Aseed Preflux:
Philip Pope
Sub-Etha Voice:
Philip Pope
HOG Door:
Philip Pope
Modgud:
Theo Maggs
The Viking:
Theo Maggs
Announcer:
John Marsh
Director:
Dirk Maggs
Adaptor:
Dirk Maggs

Comic Relief

2017

Episode 8: 'Twas the Thanks after Red Nose Day

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Festive Comic Relief special featuring some of the funniest moments from Red Nose Day 2017 and looking at how the money raised has been making life better for so many people. Show more

Our Classical Century

Series 1

Episode 1: 1918 - 1936

Duration: 60 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

This programme captures the influence of WWI on classical music and its impact on a generation of musicians and composers whose music became part of our sense of identity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Presenter:
Lenny Henry
Executive Producer:
Steve Condie
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Director:
Ellen Hobson
Production Company:
Lion Television
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Manager:
Tricia Chacon

Lenny Henry's Rogues Gallery

The Rogues Gallery at Christmas

Duration: 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lenny Henry plays a Kenyan migrant of restricted height who finds himself working at an old people's home in Kent. He is happy there until an old, skinny man arrives... Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Lenny Henry
Producer:
Sam Michell

Genres

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2020

Lenny Henry: Young, Gifted and Black

Duration: 1 hour, 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & LincsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & Lincs

Available for 3 months

Alan Yentob meets Lenny Henry as he publishes a first volume of autobiography, charting his early years in show business. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Interviewed Guest:
Lenny Henry
Director:
Alex Harding
Producer:
Alex Harding
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson
Series Editor:
Alan Yentob

Comic Relief

2019

Here We Go Again

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Sir Lenny Henry takes a look back at the night of Comic Relief 2019 featuring celebrity packed entertainment highlights, musical performances and comedy sketches. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lenny Henry
Producer:
Katy Raffin
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright