About the Author
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 was asked to write the libretto for Jerry Springer: The Opera which went on to win four Olivier awards. His most recent stand-up shows have been Stand Up Comedian (2004), 90s Comedian (2005), 41st Best Stand-up Comedian (2007) and If You Prefer a Milder Comedian, Please Ask for One (2009). Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle, featuring stand-up shows and sketches, appeared on BBC2 in Spring 2009.