Brutal, shambolic, savage and unpredictable, American comedian Doug
Stanhope has been on the road for 20 years.
Stanhope is the stuff of legend - an unsettling, uninhibited, incendiary
no-holds-barred comedian who displays scant respect for any personal,
moral, social or sexual boundaries. He is a raging, vitriolic, viciously
coruscating critic of the stupidity of our social and political systems
and the moronic saps who sustain it.
He's also the funniest comic you'll ever see, a vicious, uncompromising,
Doug's material ranges from true-life graphic perversion to volatile
social criticism. He is vulgar, opinionated, brutally honest and
When not on the road Doug lives in a multi-coloured day-glo compound in
the remote town of Bisbee, Arizona - seven miles from the border with
Mexico - he shares with Bingo his girlfriend, two dogs and three cats.
This is also the location for his rants to camera on 'Charlie Brooker's
Screenwipe' on BBC4.
Doug started his career in Las Vegas doing jack-off jokes for free
drinks. Not much has changed, save for the mullet!