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Experience how it feels to be the subject of a blasphemy prosecution! Find out why ‘wool’ is a funny word! See how jokes work, their inner mechanisms revealed, before your astonished face! In 2001, after over a decade in the business, Stewart Lee quit stand-up, disillusioned and drained, and went off to direct a loss-making…

Review of How I Escaped My Certain Fate and Content Provider by Stewart Lee - February 2018 Albion Magazine - By Neil Jackson - February 5th, 2018

Dusty function rooms and faded TV stars in English seaside towns felt abruptly moribund when, in 1993, The Mary Whitehouse Experience (a comedy revue featuring Robert Newman, David Baddiel, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis) sold out 12,000 seats at Wembley Arena [NOTE; This is the author’s error. Newman & Baddiel did this as a double…

Review of How I Escaped My Certain Fate and Content Provider by Stewart Lee - February 2018 Albion Magazine - By Neil Jackson - February 5th, 2018

Dusty function rooms and faded TV stars in English seaside towns felt abruptly moribund when, in 1993, The Mary Whitehouse Experience (a comedy revue featuring Robert Newman, David Baddiel, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis) sold out 12,000 seats at Wembley Arena [NOTE; This is the author’s error. Newman & Baddiel did this as a double…

How I Escaped My Certain Fate - November 2015 'I Think You Would Like This' blog - By Matt Watts - November 25th, 2015

I recommend the book How I Escaped My Certain Fate by Stewart Lee to anyone interested in the mechanics of stand-up comedy. I wouldn’t recommend it to the lecturers who taught the drama side of my degree. They have all as good as read How I Escaped My Certain Fate already because I crow-barred it…

The London Ear - April 2015 April 30th, 2015

From Ted Chippington to TS Eliot and Chic Murray to Lenny Bruce, The Observer’s most eagerly awaited stand-in columnist lays bare the foundations of his best-selling comedy primer ‘How I Escaped My Certain Fate’.

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