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Stewart Lee! The ‘If You Prefer a Milder Comedian Please Ask For One’ EP

Stewart Lee

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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£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571279845
Date Published
05.01.2012
Delivery
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Summary

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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Stewart Lee began stand-up in 1988 at the age of 20, and won the Hackney Empire new act of the year award in 1990. In 2001 he co-wrote the libretto for Richard Thomas’s Jerry Springer: The Opera, which went on to win four Olivier awards. His most recent live shows have been Carpet Remnant World (2011), Much A Stew About…

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