The Mark Steel Lectures. Mark Steel
The Mark Steel Lectures

The Mark Steel Lectures

  • TV factual / stand-up
  • BBC Four
  • 2002 - 2006
  • 18 episodes (3 series)

Series telling the story of some of the world's greatest names, from Byron to Pankhurst, in an accessible, comic manner. Features Mark Steel and Martin Hyder.

The Mark Steel Lectures. Mark Steel

Key details

Genres
Factual, Stand-Up
Broadcast
2002 - 2006
Channels
BBC Four
Episodes
18 (3 series)
Features
Mark Steel and Martin Hyder
Writers
Mark Steel, Pete Sinclair, James Serafinowicz and Phil Clarke
Directors
Michael Cumming and Becky Martin
Producers
Jon Rolph, Phil Bowker, Emma De'Ath, Graham Smith, Jon Plowman, Mobashir Dar and Gayle Cope
Companies

Left-wing stand-up comedian Mark Steel hosts this factual series, each episode a biography of a notable figure from history presented in an easily accessible and entertaining manner.

Additional details

Also known as
  • The Mark Steel Lecture (Original special)
Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 7th October 2003 at 10pm on BBC Four

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