After four years of writing and performing half hour episodes of stand up for his television show, Content Provider is Stewart Lee’s first brand new, long-form, full length show since the award-winning Carpet Remnant World. The show opened at Leicester Square Theatre in November 2016 to great acclaim and tours throughout the U.K. stopping of at Storyhouse – Chester’s brand new £37million theatre, cinema and library complex on Tuesday 3rd October for one-night only.
Stewart Lee began stand-up in 1988 at the age of 20, and won the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year 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 live shows have been Carpet Remnant World (2011), Much A Stew About Nothing (2013) and Room With a Stew (2015). He made four series of Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle for the B.B.C. which won Best Male T.V. Comic and Best Comedy Entertainment Performance at the British Comedy Awards in 2011 and a BAFTA in 2012. His fourth and final B.B.C. series of Comedy Vehicle is now available on DVD.
Stewart is also an occasional newspaper columnist and has recently published a collection of his short prose, also entitled Content Provider.
Tickets for Stewart Lee: Content Provider are priced at £24.50. Tickets can be purchased in person from the Ticket Kiosks At Storyhouse, Hunter Street, Chester, by telephone on 0844 8157202 or online at www.storyhouse.com.