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VIDEO: Lennie James Talks About Writing His First Play on a Bet

He is the playwright of "The Sons of Johnny Paora," which opened at London's Royal Court Theatre in 2004.

James Corden connects with Lennie James, and James asks Lennie about his start in the creative arts, and Lennie shares he followed a girl into an audition and wrote his first play at 16 on a bet.

James also asks Lennie about the work that went into creating the series "Save Me," including the challenge of researching a topic as delicate as child trafficking.

Watch the clip from "The Late Late Show" below!

James is the playwright of "The Sons of Johnny Paora," which opened at London's Royal Court Theatre in 2004. He's best known for appearing on "The Walking Dead" and "Fear the Walking Dead."

Each week night, THE LATE LATE SHOW with James Corden throws the ultimate late night after party with a mix of celebrity guests, edgy musical acts, games and sketches. Corden differentiates his show by offering viewers a peek behind-the-scenes into the green room, bringing all of his guests out at once and lending his musical and acting talents to various sketches. Additionally, bandleader Reggie Watts and the house band provide original, improvised music throughout the show. Since Corden took the reigns as host in March 2015, he has quickly become known for generating buzzworthy viral videos, such as Carpool Karaoke.




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