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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.

  • Series 12 in production

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Series 4, Episode 3 - Handsworth

Mark performs in the Drum Centre in Handsworth, Birmingham, to explore reggae and riots, white supremacist gardening, and how takeaway food affects the space-time continuum.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 12th December 2012
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 19th December 2012 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 19th December 2012 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 18th January 2016 11:30am Radio 4
Friday 16th June 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 7th June 2022 10:30pm 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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