Stewart Lee: Content Provider. Stewart Lee.

Stewart Lee: Content Provider

BBC Two stand-up from Stewart Lee. 1 episode in 2018. Stars Stewart Lee.

Stewart Lee: Content Provider. Stewart Lee.

Stewart Lee: Content Provider

Stand-up comedy special from Stewart Lee

Stewart Lee
Stewart Lee
Tim Kirkby
Richard Webb

Content Provider is the most critically acclaimed show to date from the most consistently critically acclaimed stand-up of the century, and the BBC have chosen to administer it to you, like a foul-tasting medicine which you deserve to swallow.

How do you write a one-size-fits-all stand-up comedy show to tour around divided Brexit Britain? Stewart Lee found himself having to do exactly that, as he dragged his resilient Content Provider show around the dis-united kingdom for 18 months and 214 dates in the wake of the referendum.

Captured in the majestic Victorian stucco environs of The Palace Theatre in Leave-voting Southend-On-Sea, Content Provider sees the country's most consistently critically acclaimed stand-up at the zenith of his powers and the peak of physical collapse, on a stage strewn with obsolete physical media, as he attempts to understand his place in a digital dystopia.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 28th July 2018 on BBC Two at 10:45pm
Episode length
120 minutes
Last repeat
Saturday 29th December 2018 at 11:55pm

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