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A Room With A Stew ★★★★★ - August 2015 Nouse.co.uk - By Liam Mullally - August 27th, 2015

Venue: The Assembly Rooms Stewart Lee does not hide the fact that he is using his run of shows at the Fringe in order to test and refine material for his BBC 2 programme, Comedy Vehicle. The fact that he is testing half hour sections does not, however, impede the brilliance of his performance, or…

A Room With A Stew ★★★★ - August 2015 TvBomb.co.uk - By Michael Shand - August 27th, 2015

Mixing unorthodox jazz music with a deliberately screwed up pre-show announcement, and entering the vicinity wearing incongruous trainers, the audience are at once given a clue as to just how complex, multi-layered, and stand alone Stewart Lee’s A Room With A Stew is going to be. Constantly breaking all the unwritten rules about how a…

A Room With a Stew ★★★★★ - August 2015 FreshAir.org - By Will Robinson - August 26th, 2015

The Assembly Rooms audience don’t know quite what to make of Stewart Lee. The Edinburgh Fringe veteran has spent the best part of the last two decades inspiring both a dedicated following and an equally ardent opposition with his divisive and heavily ironic brand of tongue-in-cheek intellectual comedy. Luckily, the dramatic difference of opinion towards…

A Room With A Stew ★★★★★ - August 2015 ITalkTelly.com - By Elliot Gonzalez - August 25th, 2015

WHO? Stewart Lee made his name in the mid-nineties as one half of radio duo Lee and Herring, but today he is best known for his BBC Two stand-up series Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle. WHAT IS THE SHOW ABOUT? A Room With A Stew is a way for Stewart Lee to test new material, most of which will make…

Can we be absolutely certain Iain Duncan Smith is real? - August 2015 The Observer - By Stewart Lee - August 23rd, 2015

Hair, teeth and ears all present and correct: is Iain Duncan Smith too good to be true? Photograph: ITV/REX Shutterstock Last week, the Department for Work and Pensions tsar, Iain Duncan Smith, was revealed to have fabricated a pamphlet featuring two entirely fictitious former benefit claimants, using Conservative party stationery cupboard scissors and an adhesive…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh - August 2015 Postcards From The Gods - By Andrew Haydon - August 23rd, 2015

The other morning I had a read through pretty much the whole of Fringe Pig. I didn’t mean to, it’s just very easy to read; it’s amusingly written and insightful about its subject. In case you don’t know, Fringe Pig is another Edinburgh Fringe reviews site, except that instead of reviewing comedy it reviews comedy…

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