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What Is Stewart Lee? 2011


January 2011

Recordings of 2nd series of Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle for BBC2

January 2011 - Recordings of 2nd series of Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle for BBC2
April – May 2011

Comedy Vehicle Series 2

April – May 2011 - Comedy Vehicle Series 2

April – May 2011

Series 2 of SLCV transmits on BBC2 in the coveted 11.20 pm Thursday slot to mass acclaim. (click for reviews)
April – May 2011

John Cage Indeterminacy

April – May 2011 - John Cage Indeterminacy

April – May 2011

The John Cage Indeterminacy roadshow with Steve Beresford, Tania Chen and Stew completes a massive 4 date national tour.
Some press here, and an interview here.
May 2011

Stoke Newington Literary Fest.

May 2011 - Stoke Newington Literary Fest.

May 2011

I interview the cult novelist Dan Rhodes for the Stoke Newington Literary Festival. (link)
May 2011

Geddy Lee

May 2011 - Geddy Lee

May 2011

Endorsement from Rush's Geddy Lee in Metal Hammer. "I was laughing but I didn’t know what I was laughing about!" Geddy Lee, Rush.
May 2011

Austerity Binge

May 2011 - Austerity Binge

May 2011

Stew programs a weekend at the South Bank centre featuring The Complete Vegetable Stew (3hrs 45 mins), Trembling Bells, Nick Pynn, Mike Heron, Nic Jones + Martin Carthy and guests, The Nightingales, Vic Goddard and Subway Sect, Alan Tomlinson + Tania Chen + Steve Beresford + Harry Hill do John Cage, and At Last! The 1981 Show with Nigel Planer, Arthur Smith, Oblivion Boys, Norman Lovett, Tony Allen, Alexei Sayle, Arnold Brown, Pauline Melville, Kevin McAleer, The Greatest Show On Legs w Martin Soan Chris Lynham + Steve Bowditch + Holly Burn + guests, John Cooper Clarke and Frank Chickens.
May 2011

Final live dates of Vegetable Stew

May 2011 - Final live dates of Vegetable Stew
May 2011

Jan Moir - Daily Mail

May 2011 - Jan Moir - Daily Mail

May 2011

Jan Moir of the Daily Mail makes up a load of stuff about Stew.
You can read her article here.
Stew's riposte is here.
August 2011

Flickwerk

August 2011 - Flickwerk

August 2011

Annual Work in progress run at The Stand, Edinburgh. Flickwerk will go on to become Carpet Remnant World.
August 2011

Young comedians

August 2011 - Young comedians

August 2011

At the Edinburgh Fringe this year there are all these young comedians that they have now.

Click here for a slide show of them.

September 2011

Swandown

September 2011 - Swandown

September 2011

I pedal a swan pedallo towards Hackney with (left to right) Ian Sinclair, Alan Moore & Andrew Kötting as part of the swan down film project. Swandown.info
October 2011

Lint

October 2011 - Lint

October 2011

Stew appears in Lint, a DIY documentary based on Steve Aylett's brilliant book, Lint, one of the funniest books ever written (You can get the book here, read more about the film here.& view a trailer for it here.)
October 2011

Just Not Cricket

October 2011 - Just Not Cricket

October 2011

Stew asks questions to musicians on film as part of Just Not Cricket, a festival of British free improvisation in Berlin, soon to be a documentary by Antoine Prum (Sunny's Time Now). JustNotCricket.net
November 2011

Hen & Chickens

November 2011 - Hen & Chickens

November 2011, Hen & Chickens

Frankie Boyle calls Stew "flabby and irrelevant" in The Guardian, interviewed during his new co-headlining tour.
View the article here.
November 2011

Anyone Can Play Guitar

November 2011 - Anyone Can Play Guitar

November 2011

Release of Anyone Can Play Guitar, a documentary about the Oxford music scene by John Spira, narrated by Stew.
November 2011

Carpet Remnant World

November 2011 - Carpet Remnant World

November 2011

Carpet Remnant World begins its year long progress around the British Isles at the Leicester Square theatre with the first of over 180 performances.
Reviews of the show can be found here.
December 2011

It's Got Bells On

December 2011 - It's Got Bells On

December 2011

Stew presents It's Got Bells On, a doc on Morris Dancing for Radio 2
(Here's a brief article The Guardian ran on it.).

LISTEN HERE

December 2011

Fist Of Fun

December 2011 - Fist Of Fun

December 2011

Chris Evans' GoFasterStripe label release series 1 of Lee And Herring's Fist Of Fun, from 1995, on DVD, after the BBC decline to do so, seeing no value in it, and the work is saved from eternal destruction.'
Click here to buy it
December 31st 2011

Guardian Xmas Quiz

December 31st 2011 - Guardian Xmas Quiz

December 31st 2011

Stew sets the Guardian Xmas Quiz - click here to read it.
I guest-edit the Today program for Radio 4.
With guests Oliver Cromwell, AS Byatt, Mark E Smith, Tim Minchin, Alan Tomlinson (trombone), and Billy Childish (pictured) LISTEN TO IT HERE.
You can watch an interview with Oliver Cromwell here.
December 31st 2011

With Mark E Smith & Billy Childish for Today Programme

December 31st 2011 - With Mark E Smith & Billy Childish for Today Programme
December 31st 2011

With Mark E Smith & Billy Childish for Today Programme

December 31st 2011 - With Mark E Smith & Billy Childish for Today Programme

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