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National Tour Dates For Stewart Lee's Basic Lee Show

Stewart Lee has announced the first batch of national dates of his new show Basic Lee in 2023 following a run at the Leicester Square Theatre in London from September to December 2022.


Stewart Lee Shows Snowflake and Tornado Coming To BBC

The "41st best stand-up ever" Stewart Lee returns to the BBC with two new shows Snowflake and Tornado, following his previous live special Stewart Lee: Content Provider in 2018.

This double bill from the Bafta award-winning comedian will be filmed in front of a live audience in York, as part of his current national tour which is taking place in more than 60 towns and cities across the UK.


Stewart Lee Crowned Legend of Comedy at Leicester Comedy Festival Awards 2022

The annual Leicester Comedy Festival Awards took place tonight, honouring the comedians, venues and promoters that make this festival the largest and most successful comedy festival in Europe.  The VIP awards ceremony took place in Leicester and was hosted by comedian Eshaan Akbar.


Stewart Lee Takes Stand-Up Off Spotify

In support of Neil Young's and Joni Mitchell's principled withdrawal from Spotify, the English comedian Stewart Lee ("the world's greatest living stand-up" - The Times) is taking his stand-up material off Spotify.


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).



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