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Behind the Counterculture #20: Lenny Henry

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by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: June, 2005
Anecdotes from Behind the Retail Frontline

Lenny Henry, long serving unfunny comedian bought a 30p comic and asked to use the toilet. We directed him to the pub across the road.

Behind the counterculture is a recurring series of celebrity encounters or near encounters in or close to a West London used book and record store.

Behind the counterculture episodes compiled by Lake

Previously on Behind the Counterculture Fred Ward ⇨

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Lake
Editor, London

the first journalism Lake ever had published was a history of Johnny Thunders for Record Collector magazine, since then he has written for publications including the Guardian, Dazed and Confused, the Idler and more recently, outsideleft.com as you have just seen.

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