Work-in-progress towards double-bill of two new sets from ‘the world’s greatest living stand-up’ (Dominic Maxwell, Times), back to back, nightly.
Tornado questions Stew’s position in the comedy marketplace, after Netflix mistakenly lists his show as ‘reports of sharks falling from the skies are on the rise again. Nobody on the Eastern Seaboard is safe.’
Snowflake questions Stew’s worth in a society demolishing the liberal values he has been keen to espouse, in a fairy-tale landscape of winter wonder.
‘The world’s best living stand-up comedian.’ Dominic Maxwell, Times
‘There’s no-one else to touch him.’ Mark Wareham, Mail on Sunday ★★★★★
‘Lee remains one of the best stand-ups in the country.’ ★★★★★ Metro
‘He makes stand-up almost a moral pursuit, … that makes the usual (and more popular) stand-ups seem crude and obvious.’ Alan Bennet, London Review of Books.
‘Proper, vicious prejudice - a self-proclaimed inhabitant of the moral high ground.’ Sarah Vine, Daily Mail
‘The opposite of what really good comedy should be.’ Toby Young, Radio 4
‘If I could bring one extinct thing back to life it would be Stewart Lee’s sense of humour.’ Frankie Boyle, BBC2
‘A pot-bellied Bernard Manning for snowflakes.’ Tony Parsons, The Sun
‘Truly, he is the Oscar Wilde of our times.’ Gary Bushell, The Daily Star
Age recommendation 16+