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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.

Next new episode is on Tuesday at 6:30pm. Series 8, Episode 3
Catch-up on Episode 2 on BBC iPlayer Radio   Series 8, Episode 2 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Tuesday at 7:30am

Series 4, Episode 1 - Whitehaven

Mark performs from the Rosehill Theatre in Whitehaven, Cumbria, where he talks about surrealist pirates, rum butter and the link between rugby and nuclear power.


Mark's diary of his visit to Whitehaven

Broadcast details

Wednesday 28th November 2012
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


  1. Wednesday 5th December 2012 at 7:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Wednesday 5th December 2012 at 10:00pm on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Monday 4th January 2016 at 11:30am on Radio 4
  4. Friday 2nd June 2017 at 11:00pm on Radio 4 Extra

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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