Stewart Lee is a former TV host on Fist of Fun, but primarily a cutting edge stand-up comedian in his 40’s. Sardonic, calm in delivery and extremely well-educated, Lee attended Oxford University with Richard Herring and many other notable 90’s comedians.  He co-wrote the ground breaking On the Hour with Chris Morris and Steve Coogan, which was produced by Armando Iannucci.

Johnny Vegas is a northern English comedian famous for appearing in Northern Rock Adverts featutring a stuffed monke, something alluded to in the interview. He also appeared in Sex Lives of the Potato Men.