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 co-wrote the libretto for Richard Thomas's Jerry Springer: The Opera
, which went on to win four Olivier awards. His most recent stand-up shows have been Vegetable Stew
(2010) and Carpet Remnant World
(2011). In December 2011 he won Best Male TV Comic and Best Comedy Entertainment Performance at the British Comedy Awards and his BBC show Comedy Vehicle
won a BAFTA in 2012.