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Mark Steel's In Town

BBC Radio 4 stand-up from Britain's lesser-known towns. 49 episodes (8 series), 2009 - 2018. Stars Mark Steel.

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Edinburgh - Edinburgh Fringe Special - Leith

As part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Mark performs at the BBC's venue at Potterow to talk about the city's district of Leith, taking tales from the history, highways, and Hibs legends - not to mention the port workers, pub fights, and poetry that make up this unique corner of Scotland's capital.

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Mark Steel's In Town. Mark Steel. Copyright: BBC.

Mark uncovers the stories and characters that make up Leith in Edinburgh, in this special one-off episode of the award winning stand-up comedy show, Mark Steel's in Town.

As attention focuses on the Edinburgh festival, Mark Steel immerses himself in one of Edinburgh's lesser-known districts. Taking tales from the history, highways, and Hibs legends - not to mention the port workers, pub fights, and poetry that make up this unique corner of Scotland's capital - Mark delivers a half hour of stand-up comedy about Leith in front of an audience of born and bred Leithers.

The programme was recorded at the BBC's Potterow at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012.

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A filmed version was also broadcast on the Red Button: Details

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 21st August 2012
Time
6:30pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Mark Steel Host / Presenter
    Writing team
    Mark Steel Writer
    Pete Sinclair Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Sam Bryant Producer

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    Mark Steel in Leith

    To celebrate the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012, Mark Steel visits the Scottish capital's infamous suburb - Leith.

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