My Name Is Leon

Lenny Henry’s production company acquires rights to My Name is Leon

Sir Lenny Henry’s production company, Douglas Road Productions, has acquired the broadcast­­ rights to the novel which follows the story of nine-year-old Leon discovering a new family where he leasts expects it.

Told from Leon's point of view, My Name is Leon is a story of love, identity and loss, seeing the process of foster care and adult decisions through the eyes of a child in 1980s Britain.