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Telly star airs new gags on UK tour

Television comedian Stewart Lee brings his new live show to the region this weekend.

Stewart will perform A Room With A Stew at Sheffield Lyceum on Friday, June 12, and Saturday, June 13 and at Derby Theatre on Sunday, June 14, as part of a 94-date UK tour.

His live show comes ahead of the next BBC2 series of Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle.

An official survey for Channel 4 of the 100 Greatest Stand-up Ever put Stewart at number 41.

He first rose to fame as one half of the TV double act Lee and Herring, working alongside Richard Herring.