The Alternative Comedy Experience. Image shows from L to R: Josie Long, Simon Munnery, David Kay, Paul Sinha, Bridget Christie, Stewart Lee. Copyright: Comedy Central.

The Alternative Comedy Experience

Comedy Central stand-up. 25 episodes (2 series), 2013 - 2014. Stars Stewart Lee.

Series 1

The Alternative Comedy Experience. Image shows from L to R: Henning Wehn, Isy Suttie, Stewart Lee, David Kay. Copyright: Comedy Central.

1. Value Bastard

First broadcast: Tuesday 5th February 2013

New series filmed in a live comedy club. German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn and Isy Suttie join tonight's line up of original comedians. Stewart Lee meets them backstage.

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2. Identity Theft

First broadcast: Tuesday 12th February 2013

Chaser Paul Sinha is joined by David O'Doherty, Henning Wehn, and funny women Josie Long, Bridget Christie and Isy Suttie. Backstage chats with Stewart Lee.

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3. Jim Davidson

First broadcast: Tuesday 19th February 2013

Comedy legends Simon Munnery and Boothby Graffoe join tonight's bill filmed in a proper live comedy club. Stewart Lee talks to the acts backstage.

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4. Paedophile Hair

First broadcast: Tuesday 26th February 2013

Introducing the brilliant original comedy of Tony Law alongside Josie Long, Simon Munnery, Bridget Christie, Boothby Graffoe and Paul Sinha. Brand new and exclusive live show curated by Stewart Lee.

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The Alternative Comedy Experience. Image shows from L to R: Phil Nichol, Stewart Lee, Bridget Christie, David Kay, Alun Cochrane. Copyright: Comedy Central.

5. Rice Pudding

First broadcast: Tuesday 5th March 2013

Charged comedy from Phil Nichol contrasted by the gentle David Kay, political satirist Andy Zaltzman, and funnyman Alun Cochrane. Backstage interviews by Stewart Lee.

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The Alternative Comedy Experience. Image shows from L to R: Simon Munnery, Tony Law, Henning Wehn, Phil Nichol, Stewart Lee. Copyright: Comedy Central.

6. Danger Comedians

First broadcast: Tuesday 12th March 2013

Tonight's show includes surreal stand-up Tony Law, idiosyncratic comedian Eleanor Tiernan, satirist Andy Zaltzman, German Henning Wehn and backstage chats with Stewart Lee.

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The Alternative Comedy Experience. Image shows from L to R: Stewart Lee, Simon Munnery, Alun Cochrane, Josie Long, Tony Law. Copyright: Comedy Central.

7. Ed Miliband

First broadcast: Tuesday 19th March 2013

Live comedy show curated by Stewart Lee. On tonight's bill Robin Ince is joined by the oddity of Josie Long and Simon Munnery, plus Alun Cochrane and Tony Law.

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The Alternative Comedy Experience. Image shows from L to R: Stewart Lee, Henning Wehn, Tony Law, Simon Munnery. Copyright: Comedy Central.

8. Shouty Bollocks

First broadcast: Tuesday 26th March 2013

Henning Wehn talks royalty, Tony Law tells his new joke and there's original comedy from Eleanor Tiernan, Boothby Graffoe, Simon Munnery and interviews by Stewart Lee.

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The Alternative Comedy Experience. Image shows from L to R: Phil Nichol, Simon Munnery, Stephen Carlin, Henning Wehn, Stewart Lee. Copyright: Comedy Central.

9. Rude Words

First broadcast: Tuesday 2nd April 2013

Masterful Glaswegian stand-up Stephen Carlin joins the show alongside acts including Robin Ince and Phil Nichol. Grumpy BAFTA winner Stewart Lee meets them backstage.

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The Alternative Comedy Experience. Image shows from L to R: Paul Foot, Stewart Lee, Stephen Carlin, Alun Cochrane. Copyright: Comedy Central.

10. Disturbances

First broadcast: Tuesday 9th April 2013

Tonight's bill includes the absurd original talent that is Paul Foot and hard-hitting Canadian stand-up Glenn Wool, plus backstage interviews from Stewart Lee.

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11. Love Me

First broadcast: Tuesday 16th April 2013

Tonight Maeve Higgins is joined by Andy Zaltzman, Glenn Wool, Stephen Carlin and ridiculously funny Aussie Sam Simmons. Stewart Lee meets the acts backstage.

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The Alternative Comedy Experience. Image shows from L to R: Phil Nichol, Simon Munnery, Stewart Lee, Henning Wehn. Copyright: Comedy Central.

12. Job Security

First broadcast: Tuesday 23rd April 2013

Tonight Henning Wehn is joined by Simon Munnery, Maeve Higgins, Phil Nichol and Boothby Graffoe, with interviews from Stewart Lee.

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