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 8 - The One With The German

The Alternative Comedy Experience. Fern Brady. Copyright: Comedy Central
Tonight's show features alternative comedy legend Kevin McAleer, plus ace stand-ups Stephen Carlin, Fern Brady, Isy Suttie, and Henning Wehn (who is German). Stewart Lee meets them backstage.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Wednesday 3rd September 2014
Comedy Central
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 6th September 2014 2:00am Comedy Central
Saturday 13th June 2015 1:30am CC Extra
Saturday 13th June 2015 3:00am CC Extra
Friday 14th August 2015 1:45am CC Extra
Friday 3rd June 2016 1:30am CC Extra
Thursday 16th February 2017 1:30am CC Extra
Friday 17th February 2017 3:45am CC Extra
Friday 3rd November 2017 3:45am CC Extra
Wednesday 9th May 2018 3:25am CC Extra
Wednesday 22nd August 2018 2:30am CC Extra
Wednesday 3rd July 2019 2:30am CC Extra
Friday 2nd October 2020 2:30am CC Extra
Sunday 4th October 2020 2:30am CC Extra
Tuesday 15th March 2022 2:00am Comedy Central
Monday 13th February 2023 3:20am CC Extra
Tuesday 12th March 2024 2:30am Comedy Central

Cast & crew

Stewart Lee Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Fern Brady Guest
Kevin McAleer Guest
Henning Wehn Guest
Isy Suttie Guest
Stephen Carlin Guest
Production team
Tim Kirkby Director
Colin Dench Producer
Stewart Lee Executive Producer
Colin Dench Executive Producer
Jon Blow Editor


Fern Brady

Stewart Lee talks to Fern Brady about her set, which included a look at Embarrassing Bodies.

Featuring: Stewart Lee & Fern Brady.

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