Lenny Henry on Three Little Birds: It’s not my magnum opus

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When it was put to Henry that this feels like his “magnum opus”, he said:It’s been the most extraordinary thing talking and creating and working on this project.

“There’s a lot of me in it, there’s a lot of research gone into it, there’s a lot of my family gone into it. [Executive producer] Angela Ferreira gave us her parents for very long periods of time.

“We talked to lots of people about this story, and it turns out that there are many people with similar experiences, and we tried to put everybody’s experience into this, read through a lot of research.

“I wanted it to be something that could resonate not just with us, but with everybody.”

Hosanna (Yazmin Belo), Leah (Rochelle Neil) and Chantrelle (Saffron Coomber) in Three Little Birds standing together holding suitcases
Hosanna (Yazmin Belo), Leah (Rochelle Neil) and…

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