Stewart Lee! The ‘If You Prefer a Milder Comedian Please Ask For One’ EP
In this EP-style follow-up to How I Escaped My Certain Fate, Stewart Lee describes the events leading up to his show If You Prefer a Milder Comedian Please Ask For One.
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Following his hugely acclaimed TV come-back Comedy Vehicle, Lee finds himself in search of ideas for a new Edinburgh show. On a long walk across London, he endures a coffee shop humiliation involving a loyalty card which suggests itself as a framing device. Later that month, thanks to Jeremy Clarkson’s casual slur against Gordon Brown and the appearance of a well-meaning young comedian in an advert, a show is born.
Featuring a transcript of the show fully annotated with footnotes, the If You Prefer A Milder Comedian EP confirms Stewart Lee as the most original, daring and brilliant comedian of his generation.
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