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Mark Steel's In Town

Mark Steel's In Town

  • Radio stand-up
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2009 - 2021
  • 61 episodes (11 series)

Mark Steel visits a town in Britain and investigates its society & history before performing a bespoke stand-up show for locals.

  • 2022-08-22

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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


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 5th December 2012 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 5th December 2012 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 4th January 2016 11:30am Radio 4
Friday 2nd June 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 24th May 2022 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 28th May 2022 3:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 29th May 2022 3:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

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

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