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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 8

1. Bedford

First broadcast: Tuesday 5th December 2017

Mark performs in Bedford, Bedfordshire, home to the highest concentration of Italians in the UK, the biggest airship in the world, a museum dedicated to the Panacea Society, who believe the Garden of Eden is in the town.


2. Matlock and Matlock Bath

First broadcast: Tuesday 12th December 2017

Mark visits the Derbyshire towns of Matlock and Matlock Bath.


3. Inverness

First broadcast: Tuesday 19th December 2017

Mark visits Inverness in the Highlands and performs for the locals.


4. Portishead

First broadcast: Tuesday 26th December 2017

This time Mark Steel is in Portishead in Somerset.


5. Hull

First broadcast: Tuesday 2nd January 2018

Mark Steel performs for the locals in Hull.


6. Ventnor

First broadcast: Tuesday 9th January 2018

Mark Steel heads to Ventnor on the Isle Of Wight.