Video: Stewart Lee — “On Not Writing”

Posted: June 28, 2015 in graffiti living, links
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Stand-up comedian Stewart Lee (an Honorary Fellow & alumnus of St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford) delivers a talk to students that he originally gave at ‘A Celebration of Writing at the Hall’, a day of talks, discussions and readings by alumni, current students and tutors at St Edmund Hall (

Stewart discusses the fantasy that stand-up comedy is spontaneous rather than written, and describes the evolution of stand-up over the last few decades. His talk takes in a wide range of subjects from the first app he ever came across to a discussion of the value of culture in society.


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