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How I Escaped My Certain Fate - Stewart Lee
How I Escaped My Certain Fate
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In 2001, after over a decade in the business, Stewart Lee quit stand-up, disillusioned and drained, and went off to direct a loss-making opera about Jerry Springer. This book details his return to live performance, and the journey that took him from an early retirement to his position as the most... show more
In 2001, after over a decade in the business, Stewart Lee quit stand-up, disillusioned and drained, and went off to direct a loss-making opera about Jerry Springer. This book details his return to live performance, and the journey that took him from an early retirement to his position as the most critically acclaimed stand-up in Britain.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780571254804 (0571254802)
Pages no: 378
Edition language: English
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Warwick
Warwick rated it
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The Goodreads Censorship Fiasco of 2013 has got a lot of people considering works by Adolph Hitler, convicted sex offenders, and flagrant P2P artists. I have found myself repeatedly thinking of a particular routine from 90s stand-up comedian Stewart Lee. If you don't know Lee, his style is not easy ...
Nigeyb
Nigeyb rated it
Stewart Lee can remember a time (in the 1980s, fact fans) when comedy was genuinely "alternative", subversive and had a radical agenda. It's true I tell you. Small comedy clubs in the back rooms of pubs where the likes of Harry Hill, Simon Munnery, Jo Brand, Ian Cognito, Mark Steele and many, many...
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