The Alternative Comedy Experience. Image shows from L to R: Josie Long, David Kay, Stewart Lee, Henning Wehn, Simon Munnery, Paul Sinha, Phil Nichol, Tony Law, Paul Foot. Copyright: Comedy Central
The Alternative Comedy Experience

The Alternative Comedy Experience

  • TV stand-up
  • Comedy Central
  • 2013 - 2014
  • 25 episodes (2 series)

Stewart Lee curates a series of stand-up nights featuring alternative comedians. Recorded for Comedy Central.

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Series 2, Episode 5 - Nerds

The Alternative Comedy Experience. Kevin Eldon. Copyright: Comedy Central
Kevin Eldon shares tonight's bill with performance poet Paul Hamilton, Trevor Lock, Paul Foot, and superbly funny science nerd Helen Arney. Backstage interviews by Stewart Lee.

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Broadcast details

Tuesday 12th August 2014
Comedy Central
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 16th August 2014 1:50am Comedy Central
Monday 18th August 2014 10:00pm CC Extra
Wednesday 10th June 2015 1:45am CC Extra
Wednesday 10th June 2015 3:10am CC Extra
Tuesday 11th August 2015 1:30am CC Extra
Tuesday 11th August 2015 3:00am CC Extra
Tuesday 31st May 2016 1:30am CC Extra
Thursday 9th February 2017 1:30am CC Extra
Friday 10th February 2017 3:45am CC Extra
Tuesday 31st October 2017 3:45am CC Extra
Wednesday 2nd May 2018 3:00am CC Extra
Wednesday 15th August 2018 3:00am CC Extra
Wednesday 12th June 2019 2:50am CC Extra
Friday 25th September 2020 12:30am CC Extra
Sunday 27th September 2020 2:05am CC Extra
Wednesday 9th March 2022 2:30am Comedy Central
Monday 6th February 2023 3:00am CC Extra
Tuesday 5th March 2024 2:00am Comedy Central

Cast & crew

Stewart Lee Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Kevin Eldon Guest
Kevin Eldon (as Paul Hamilton) Guest
Helen Arney Guest
Trevor Lock Guest
Production team
Tim Kirkby Director
Colin Dench Producer
Stewart Lee Executive Producer
Colin Dench Executive Producer
Jon Blow Editor


Kevin Eldon as Paul Hamilton

Kevin Eldon performs as his character, the poet Paul Hamilton. He delivers two insightful poems: 'The Not So Great Dictator' and 'Tony Blair's Contribution To World Peace'.

Featuring: Kevin Eldon.

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