Comic Relief's Lenny Henry on serious acting

The comedian Lenny Henry is appearing at the Theatre Royal Bath in a more serious role than many of his fans expect. He's playing the former American athlete Troy Maxson who was a victim of the country's segregation policies.

Here he tells us about taking up serious acting.

You can hear more from Lenny Henry on ITV News West Country at 6pm.

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Lenny Henry on stage

We catch up with comedian and actor Lenny Henry is performing in Fences at the Theatre Royal in Bath