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Lenny Henry: Commonwealth Kid

Lenny Henry’s Jamaican parents moved to the UK in 1957, a year before Lenny was born.
(Image credit: BBC/Burning Bright Productions/A)

Lenny Henry’s Jamaican parents moved to the UK in 1957, a year before Lenny was born

Lenny Henry’s Jamaican parents moved to the UK in 1957, a year before Lenny was born.

In this film, Lenny tours the Caribbean, including the Bahamas and Jamaica, to find out what being part of the Commonwealth means to the people who live there now.

Is there still a special relationship between the countries, thanks to the shared ideals and values of the community of the nations that make up the Commonwealth?

As the 2018 Commonwealth Summit takes place in London for the first time in 30 years, Lenny chats to people about how they feel about the link between the UK, the Crown and the Commonwealth.