MEDIA MASTERMIND KEYNOTES SIR LENNY HENRY

    1. Event Date
      Wednesday 18 October 2017
  1. Event Theme
    Media Mastermind Keynotes
    Diversity
  2. Event Type
    Keynote

MEDIA MASTERMIND KEYNOTES SIR LENNY HENRY

18 Oct 2017, 10:50 - 11:20

Grand Auditorium, Palais1
Language:
English

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Lenny Henry has been a comedian since the age of 16. He has risen from being a cult star on children's television to becoming one of Britain's best known comedians, as well as a writer and award-winning actor. In recent years Lenny has starred in The Comedy of Errors at The National, Fences at the Duchess Theatre, and he is currently making his Donmar Warehouse debut in `The Resitable Rise of Arturo Ui'. As a co-founder of Comic Relief he was delighted to announce this year that the British Public has donated over £1billion to Comic Relief over the last 30 years. He has been a Trustee of the National Theatre since February 2016.
Sir Lenny Henry has been an instrumental voice in raising awareness around the lack of diverse representation on and off screen and will address this issues of diversity in this keynote interview.

Speakers

  • Sir Henry Lenny

    Key Note Speaker

      1. Event
        MIPCOM
      2. Country
        Europe
        • UK
      3. Speaker category
        Keynote

    Comedian, Writer and Award-Winning Actor

    Lenny Henry has been a comedian since the age of 16.  He has risen from being a cult star on children’s television to becoming one of Britain’s best...

  • May Ali

    Moderator

      1. Event
        MIPCOM
      2. Country
        Europe
        • UK
      3. Speaker category
        Moderator

    Writer and Broadcast Journalist

    Mayhart Media

       

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