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Lenny Henry on challenging role in Fences play

24 June 2013 Last updated at 20:42 BST

Comedian Lenny Henry has taken on what he regards as his most challenging acting role yet.

After taking on Othello in 2009, he is now playing the flawed father figure in Fences which is being performed at the Duchess Theatre.

BBC London's Brenda Emmanus spoke to the actor and director of the production, Paulette Randall.

Live at the Apollo clip courtesy of Open Mike Productions.

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