The Mark Steel Lecture
Mark Steel presents a series of lectures about people who changed the course of history
- 1999 - 2002
- BBC Radio 4
- 16 (3 series)
- Mark Steel, Melanie Hudson, Martin Hyder, Carla Mendonca and Debbie Isitt
- Mark Steel
- 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.