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Tickets On Sale For Basic Stewart Lee Show

Tickets are now on sale for Stewart Lee's next show, Basic Lee, which is scheduled to run at the Leicester Square Theatre from September 20 - December 17, 2022.

The venue blurb says: "After a decade of ground-breaking high concept shows involving overarched interlinked narratives, massive sets and enormous comedy props, Lee enters the post-pandemic era in streamlined solo stand-up mode. 


Who Mixed Up Stewart Lee With Terry Christian?

Someone at the BBC appears to have a finely honed sense of humour. Last week Stewart Lee's documentary, Unreliable Narrator, aired on Radio 4. The documentary is about the history of unreliable narrators and how truth and fiction have had a recurring tendency to be blurred. It also features Kevin Eldon, Rob Auton and Nish Kumar.


Stewart Lee Guests On Sunday Brunch

I don't usually watch Sunday Brunch at the moment. The cheery bonhomie of presenters Tim Lovejoy and Simon Rimmer can be a bit much on my day off. But according to the tweet posted yesterday comedian Stewart Lee is one of the guests so I will pop it on this week.


News: Stewart Lee Releases Single With The Nightingales

Stewart Lee has recorded a song which will be released along with a new song by one of his favourite bands, The Nightingales.

Lee recorded a cover version of the Nightingales song Use Your Loaf  with Nick Pynn for a mooted Nightingales tribute album. It now appears on the limited edition 7 inch single also featuring Ten Bob Each Way, which is a brand-new Nightingales recording, their first since recording their ‘Four Against Fate’ album.


TV: King Rocker: Sky Arts, By Stewart Lee/Michael Cumming

I wasn't sure whether I should be reviewing this. It's not a comedy after all, is it? It's just a documentary about obscure Midlands musician Robert Lloyd. But it's co-made by Stewart Lee and director Michael 'Brass Eye/Toast of London' Cumming so of course it's funny.


News: Sky Arts To Air Stewart Lee Film About The Nightingales

Free-to-air channel Sky Arts is to air King Rocker, the film about legendary indie band The Nightingales made by Stewart Lee and director Michael Cumming (Brass Eye, Toast of London).


News: Asian Dub Foundation And Stewart Lee Make It To Number One

The Asian Dub Foundation song featuring Stewart Lee has made it to number one.

Before Christmas the band launched a campaign to make the track, Comin Over Here, the first number one on January 1st as soon as Brexit kicked in and it appears to have worked. Although Wham's Last Christmas topped some charts, the ADF song topped the official download charts. 

And in the official Top 40 chart show on Sunday January 3 they were number two, one place behind Ed Sheeran. 


News: Campaign To Make Song Featuring Stewart Lee First Number One Of 2021

Music group Asian Dub Foundation have hatched a plan to make their single, Comin' Over Here, featuring a guest appearance from Stewart Lee,  the UK's first No.1 single 0f 2021 – the moment the reality of Brexit might really hit home.

They want fans to buy the track between 00.01 on 25/12 and 23.59 on 31/12 to count to the January 1st chart. Download link is here.


News: New Uncanny Podcast Hosted By Robin Ince With Guests Including Stewart Lee, Reece Shearsmith

The Cosmic Shambles Network is launching a brand new series of podcasts that will be available exclusively to the Network’s Patreon supporters. Without Patreon subscribers, the Shambles team would have been unable to create the masses of free content with which we have all been kept entertained and educated throughout the past few months of lockdown. To listen to the series, as well as get access to lots of other exclusive Cosmic Shambles content, listeners can sign up to the Patreon for as little as £5 a month.


News: New Work-In-Progress Dates for Stewart Lee

New work-in-progress dates have been announced for Stewart Lee.

They will be at Bush Hall in West London on January 8, 9 and 15. They will start at various times between 5.30pm and 9pm. Doors open 45 minutes prior to show time. All shows are 60 minutes long, without interval. No support act. All tickets are £10.



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