Stewart
Lee

Comedian and writer.

Stewart began writing and performing as a stand-up on the comedy club circuit at the age of 20 and in 1990 won the Hackney Empire New Act of The Year.

Stand-up tours include Snowflake/Tornado, Content Provider, Stand-Up Comedian, 90’s Comedian and 41st Best Stand-Up Ever. Following their popularity, the BBC2 commissioned Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle (which won a BAFTA and two British Comedy Awards). He has contributed to various BBC Radio comedy shows, including Fist of Fun and On the Hour.

Stewart is the author of stand-up studies including How I Escaped My Certain Fate, If You Prefer A Milder Comedian Please Ask For One and Content Provider and the theatre pieces Pea Green Boat, What Would Judas Do?, Johnson and Boswell, Late But Live and InteriorsHe has directed Arctic Boosh (the Mighty Boosh's breakthrough Edinburgh show), Attention Scum and a revival of Eric Bogosian's Talk Radio. He co-wrote the libretto of and directed Jerry Springer The Opera at Battersea Arts Centre (4 time Olivier award-winning).

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CV

Book

Television

Writer & Creator 

Himself (Stand Up) 
Director Tim Kirkby
BBC Two/BBC Productions

Writer 

Writer 
Director Gareth Carrivick
BBC 2/BBC Television
Writer 
Director Various
BBC 2/BBC Television
Writer 
Director Dominic Brigstocke
BBC 2/BBC Television

Writer & Performer 

Writer/Performer 
Director Richard Boden
Sky One/Avalon Television
Writer (Additional Material)/Performer 
Director Various
BBC 2 & UK PLAY/ BBC Television
Performer (Various) 
Director Al Campbell
BBC 2/BBC Television

Theatre

Writer & Performer 

Himself (Stand Up) 
Director Self-Directed
UK National Tour
Himself (Stand Up) 
Director Self-Directed
UK National Tour
Himself (Stand Up) 
Director Tim Kirkby
Leicester Square Theatre
Himself (Stand Up) 
Director Tim Kirkby
Citizens Theatre, Glasgow