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Idler Interview - March 2017 The Idler - By Tom Hodgkinson - March 9th, 2017

Tom Hodgkinson meets the hard-working stand-up, still fighting for punk values. Through a mutual friend I booked an interview with Stewart Lee. I’d suggested a daytime slot, but he said, via email, that he wrote all day, then picked up his kids, then did his show in the evening. He is in the middle of…

Stewart Lee reignites his love of Oxford with a week-long residency at the Playhouse - January 2017 Oxford Times - By Marc Evans - January 27th, 2017

IT’S 30 years since he was a student in the city, but Oxford is still very much home territory for Stewart Lee. Lee, whose comedy divides audiences like few others, is reigniting his love affair with the Dreaming Spires when he plays a week of his latest show, Content Provider, at the Playhouse – the…

Stewart Lee: ‘I don’t care if people don’t agree with me’ - January 2017 The Times - By Dominic Maxwell - January 7th, 2017

The most extraordinary revelation that Stewart Lee makes in his latest show — probably the flat-out funniest in a 28-year career that has made him one of the most lauded comedians of his generation — is when he tells us what he gets up to at home after the spotlights have faded. With most comics,…

Comedian Stewart Lee is booked for repeat performances as he signs up as theatre’s patron - December 2016 Oxford Mail - By Andrew Ffrench - December 21st, 2016

HAVE you heard the one about the comedian who became a patron of a theatre to make sure he has somewhere to perform his routines? Top stand-up comic Stewart Lee has revealed he has now joined a team of patrons to promote Oxford Playhouse in Beaumont Street. In August, six weeks of building work was…

The 50 funniest films… chosen by comedians - December 2016 The Guardian - December 18th, 2016

Stewart Lee Observer columnist and a stalwart of the standup circuit, Stewart Lee also had a Bafta-winning solo show that ran for four series on BBC2: Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle. Born in Shropshire, he began performing standup aged 20 and in the 90s formed a comedy duo with Richard Herring. In 2001 he co-wrote Jerry…

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