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In the name of God, let Sue Gray do her job - January 2022 The Observer - By Stewart Lee - January 23rd, 2022

I’m back on the road until August with my five-star standup show, Snowflake Tornado, mouthing confirmation-bias to packed rooms of masked elitists. Over six nights at the Oxford Playhouse, I saw the familiar and friendly staff and crowds return, though the historic Eagle and Child pub sadly appears to have closed. It was here in…

Touched by the hand of Ithell: my fascination with a forgotten surrealist - October 2021 The Guardian - By Stewart Lee - October 11th, 2021

I am a travelling entertainer. I spent decades in secondhand bookshops in shabby sidestreets, filling the sick-stomach void between station and show with palliative possibility, panning for gold. Somewhere at the end of the last millennium, a few measly pounds bought me a signed first edition of the Irish travelogue The Crying of the Wind…

Stewart Lee’s insider’s take on William and Kate - April 2011 The Guardian - By Stewart Lee - April 27th, 2011

The selection of Kate Middleton, a lowly commoner drawn from the very dregs of society, as Prince William’s bride has been the subject of great speculation, much of it thinly veiled snobbery. But Britain is broken. Social mobility is at a historic low, state education and public healthcare are in crisis, and our own prime…

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