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The Mark Steel Lecture

BBC Radio 4 stand-up. 16 episodes (3 series), 1999 - 2002. Stars Mark Steel, Melanie Hudson, Martin Hyder, Carla Mendonca and Debbie Isitt.

The Mark Steel Lecture

Mark Steel presents a series of lectures about people who changed the course of history

Genre
Stand-Up
Broadcast
1999 - 2002
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
16   (3 series)
Starring
Mark Steel, Melanie Hudson, Martin Hyder, Carla Mendonca and Debbie Isitt
Writer
Mark Steel
Producers
Phil Clarke and Lucy Armitage

Mark Steel looks at some of the most important people in our history, from the ancients to those still with us today.

His lectures cover the likes of W. G. Grace, who Steel considers to be the first modern celebrity; Che Guevara, possibly the only revolutionary in history to also suffer from asthma; and Lord Byron, who once kept a pet bear at college.

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