How I escaped my certain fate by Stewart Lee

On a good day, this is the difference between Ricky Gervais and Jim Davidson, a difference Davidson fails to grasp and one which, to be fair, becomes increasingly irrelevant to Gervais’s audience too as it grows larger and less finessed

Stewart Lee describes different styles of these two comedians: Ricky Gervais and Jim Davidson. Does he mean that the audience of Ricky Gervais grows larger and it's less subtle?

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I believe in this context it means "less refined", implying that as Ricky Gervais's audience grows larger, it attracts people who may lack the finesse (= sophistication) to really appreciate the aspects of his comedic style that set him apart from Jim Davidson.


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