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Sir Lenny Henry on diversity: 'We've got a long way to go'

Sir Lenny Henry has been working in television for more than 40 years. Credit: ITV News Central

Sir Lenny Henry is one of the country's best-loved entertainers. He shot to stardom as a teenager when he won the TV talent show New Faces, back in 1975.

With more than 40 years in the industry, the Midlands-born actor and comedian spoke to ITV Central's presenter Matt Teale about diversity in television.

Watch below:

Lenny has written a book about his early life and is taking the stories out on tour.

In his book, 'Who am I again?', Lenny shares stories about his career, and growing up in the Black Country.

To see the full interview, watch it here.