Lee Nelson's comedy style
The comedy creation of Simon Brodkin, the character of Lee Nelson takes aim at chav culture without the slightest hint of subtlety. Since debuting to TV audiences in 2010, the comic prankster has proved incredibly popular, with multiple television series and live shows to boot. This acerbic comedy character is well known for his scathing attacks at celebrities, direct audience participation, and epic pranks and now you can experience it all in person. Looking for Lee Nelson tickets to see the anarchic antics live? Grab them today at StubHub!
Early stand-up and the creation of Lee Nelson
Although comedian Simon Brodkin is known for other comedy creations, it's his signature character of Lee Nelson that has earned him legions of fans. Lee Nelson came to the attention of millions in 2009 when Brodkin was commissioned to write his very own comedy show for BBC Three. This venture, titled Lee Nelson's Well Good Show was first unveiled to audiences in 2010 and became an instant hit for the channel. A combination of live audience participation, comedy sketches and snippets from Brodkin's other characters proved popular with viewers and the show was recommissioned for a second series in 2011. A further series starring the character, Lee Nelson's Well Funny People followed in 2013.
The Lee Nelson character would continue to prove popular over the next few years, with Brodkin taking his creation on tour in 2012. Lee Nelson...LIVE! proved to be a big ticket seller and Brodkin revived the show numerous times in the following years. Keen to see the epic prankster in person? Buy Lee Nelson tickets the easy way online at StubHub.
Pranks and other TV appearances
The character of Lee Nelson isn't just a less than subtle dig at chav culture, it's also an outlet for Simon Brodkin's insatiable prankster. The character has caused countless public incidents with memorable pranks targeting the likes of Kanye West, Donald Trump, and Philip Green. The world of reality television has also proved a popular target for Brodkin, with the Nelson character unleashed upon the likes of The X-Factor and Britain's Got Talent.
Brodkin has been appearing as Nelson in some form or another since 2003 and although his synonymous show has been the most popular venture for the character, it's by no means the only spotlight for the cheeky chav. Brodkin has appeared in character as a judge on Let's Dance for Comic Relief, Al Murray's Multiple Personality Disorder, Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford and John Bishop's Christmas Show. Experience the anarchic comedy yourself when you buy Lee Nelson tickets online at StubHub.