Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Comedian Stewart Lee Life Story Interview…..
Stewart Lee is an English stand-up comedian, writer, director and musician.
He made his name in the mid-1990s as one half of the radio duo Lee and Herring, a popular success followed through with extensive touring to build up a loyal live following.
Stewart was the man behind ‘Jerry Springer the Musical’ ~ the most offensive and complained about musical in BBC history….but why all the fuss?
Alex was thrilled to talk to him….
Here an Exclusive interview with Alex Belfield and Stewart Lee…
Stewart Lee began stand-up at the age of 20 in 1988, winning the Hackney Empire new act of the year award in 1990.
In the 90’s he contributed to various BBC Radio comedy shows, including Fist of Fun and On The Hour, with Steve Coogan and Chris Morris, performed as a stand-up almost nightly on the London circuit, and co-created four series for BBC2 with Richard Herring.
Stewart is also the author of a novel, The Perfect Fool (4th Estate 2000), the stand-up treatise How I Escaped My Certain Fate (Faber and Faber 2010), and the theatre pieces Pea Green Boat (Traverse/BAC 2002), What Would Judas Do? (Bush/BAC 2007), Johnson and Boswell, Late But Live (Traverse 2007), and Interiors (Manchester International Festival 2007, with Johnny Vegas).
Stewart is a patron of the arts radio station Resonance 104.4 FM, and has written on music for The Sunday Times, The Wire, Bucketful Of Brains, and Mojo.
Inerview by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio and Capital Gold 2006.