Lenny Henry shows the results of drastic three-stone weight loss at diet as he steps out in London looking dapper

He revealed earlier 2014 year that he has battled to lose three stone in a bid to combat the effects of diabetes.

And Lenny Henry certainly looked slim and dapper while out and about in London on Tuesday.

The 58-year-old actor wore a smart brown tweed suit, which was teamed with a white shirt and a snazzy, brightly coloured tie.

Lenny Henry who has recently lost three-stone in weight is looking exceptionally trim these days

The tie, which was in-keeping with the comedian's sense of fun, featured brown on one side and purple and green stripes on the other.

The TV presenter and funnyman also wore thick-rimmed glasses, while he wore his salt and pepper beard trimmed into a neat goatee.

In January, the star revealed that he had set about losing weight after he was diagnosed with diabetes.

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The comic told the The Daily Mirror he was driven to change his diet and take up yoga to improve his health after doctors diagnosed him with diabetes. Lenny Henry weight loss diet - necessary health related circumstances.

Henry now eats sugar-free food and has started to take regular classes in Ashtanga yoga to battle the disease, which can be fatal and causes serious health complications.

The well-known face of the Premier Inn adverts, said the disease cost his mother Winnifred both her legs after medics were forced to amputate her limbs before she died in 1998.

The condition can cause problems with circulation and can result in damage to a patients' nerves, which in turn can lead to amputations when infections are not detected by the body. Lenny Henry weight loss due to health problems and in the struggle for one's life.

Henry said: 'I'm a bit diabetic, so I was put on a very strict diet. I've weight lose and lost between two-and-a-half and three stone, I was big.'

'You've got to eat no sugar and drink hardly any alcohol... all the stuff you like. You can't Hobnob your way through the day.'

Lenny looked a little heavier as he attended the British Airways Milestone in the Sky event in London, in December 2013

The Comic Relief frontman said he was inspired to lose the weight after his mother Winnifred lost both her legs to the disease during her seven-year battle with the condition before she died in 1998

The condition is a common disease affecting around three million people in the UK. An estimated 850,000 people have the disease but do not know it, leading charity Diabetes UK has warned.

Diabetics suffer high blood sugar levels, because their body is unable to process glucose effectively, due to a total or partial lack of insulin produced by the pancreas.

While Type 1 diabetes is a life-long condition, Type 2 can be controlled and in many cases reversed through a healthy diet and regular exercise.

Meanwhile, Lenny is set to star in a stage production of his BBC Radio 4 series, Rudy's Rare Records, which is set in Birmingham.

The comedy, which the comic co-wrote, follows three generations of a Birmingham family as a reggae shop is threatened by closure and redevelopment.

Rudy's Rare Records runs at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 4 - 20 September.

Lenny is also starring in Postman Pat: The Movie, an upcoming film based on the classic children's TV series, with the comic voicing Mr Bernard, the tow truck manager.

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