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Mark Steel's In Town

BBC Radio 4 stand-up from Britain's lesser-known towns. 58 episodes (10 series), 2009 - 2020. Stars Mark Steel.

Series 7, Episode 4 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Saturday at 11pm.

Series 10

1. Brighton

First broadcast: Thursday 12th November 2020

For the first ever outdoor Mark Steel's In Town episode, and Radio 4 comedy's first ever COVID-friendly audience show, what better place to start than on Brighton beach?

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2. Stratford-upon-Avon

First broadcast: Thursday 19th November 2020

For the second outdoor show, Mark will perform from a tree stump in a field in Stratford-upon-Avon, on the banks of the River Avon next to Holy Trinity Church, where Shakespeare is buried.


3. Mark Steel's Online

First broadcast: Thursday 26th November 2020

Following two COVID-friendly live outdoor episodes Mark is back in the BBC Radio Theatre for a special, one-off show performed to a remote, virtual audience where he'll be talking about some of the places he has visited over the course of 10 series of Mark Steel's in Town. He'll explore what's happened since his visits and tell us about some of the things that never made it in to the broadcast shows.