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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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Mark Steel reveals the next series of In Town...

Series 12 includes a stop in Paris - where he performs two versions of the show, one in English and one in French. The other locations are Nottingham, the Isles of Scilly, Tring, Salisbury and Newport in South Wales.

Chortle, 5th July 2022

The News Quiz is the most in-demand comedy on BBC Sounds

Fronted by Andy Zaltzman, it is also the third most requested on-demand show overall on the platform, behind The Archers and Desert Island Discs. David Mitchell's panel show The Unbelievable Truth is the second most popular comedy, followed by Mark Steel's In Town.

Chortle, 18th May 2022

Chortle Awards 2022 shortlist revealed

The nominees have been announced for the Chortle Awards 2022, with Bob Mortimer, Liz Kingsman and Adam Rowe leading the shortlists, with two nominations apiece.

British Comedy Guide, 8th March 2022

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2021 shortlist

The 60 TV and radio programmes shortlisted across the 10 categories in the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2021 have been revealed. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 17th January 2022

Mark Steel to perform French version of In Town

The comic and columnist will address the often fraught relationship between Britain and France, in French, at Komedia Brighton on January 23 and the Museum of Comedy, London, on January 28.

Chortle, 2nd November 2021

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2020 shortlist

60 TV and radio programmes have been shortlisted across 10 categories for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2020. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 11th January 2021

Radio Times poll of best radio comedies

Radio 4 panel show I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue has come top of a Radio Times list of the greatest radio comedy shows.

British Comedy Guide, 17th November 2020

Chortle Awards 2020 winners

Jessica Fostekew has won Best Show and the Breakthrough prize in the Chortle Awards. Other winners include Zoe Lyons, Bob Mortimer, Brodi Snook, The Delightful Sausage, Flo & Joan, Kiri Pritchard-Mclean and Rhod Gilbert.

British Comedy Guide, 18th March 2020

Chortle Awards 2020 nominees

Bob Mortimer, Greg Davies, Katherine Ryan, Romesh Ranganathan and Tom Allen are amongst the nominees for the Chortle Awards 2020. Jonny Pelham, Jessica Fostekew and Catherine Cohen have two nods.

British Comedy Guide, 27th February 2020

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2019 shortlist

60 TV and radio programmes have been shortlisted across 10 categories for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2019. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 13th January 2020

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