Stephen regularly performs on the UK & international circuit and plays for all the major clubs and promoters. Stephen has supported Tom Stade on tour having previously supported Stewart Lee, Stephen Merchant and Felix Dexter on their national tours. He starred on Stewart Lee’s The Alternative Comedy Experience. Carlin took his show Drink Carlin Sensibly to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 and The Gospel According to Stephen to Edinburgh in 2015. In 2016, Stephen brought a brand new hour to the festival, TV Comeback Special.