Lunch with the FT: Stewart Lee

He is comedy’s most acclaimed stand-up yet he makes a convincing case for being an outsider. Over ‘Christmas pizza’ in Islington the comedian talks to Leo Robson about creating work of value and why being disliked has its uses

Lunch with the FT

Star quality

Having your home featured in a film or TV series can do wonders for its popularity. But while it can generate interest and even raise its value, it does not guarantee a higher price or a sale