Mark Steel's In Town

Episodes

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0103Lewes2009040120130524 (BBC7)

Mark records a show in Lewes, East Sussex, celebrating fires, pub fights and stroppiness.

Comedian Mark Steel celebrates the East Sussex town's fires, pub fights and stroppiness.

Comedian Mark Steel visits towns across the UK and creates a stand-up show for a local audience based on what he finds out about the area.

0206 LASTKirkwall2010051220150307 (BBC7)

The last episode in the series sees the comedian visits Kirkwall in Orkney and encounters Thorfinn The Skullsplitter; an extraordinarily violent ball game and why it's pointless being a hairdresser on the island.

Mark Steel visits Kirkwall in the Orkneys.

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20120117 (BBC7)
20150913 (BBC7)

In this third series comedian Mark Steel visits 6 more UK towns to discover what makes them and their inhabitants distinctive.

He creates a bespoke stand-up show for that town and performs the show in front of a local audience.

As well as shedding light on the less visited areas of Britain, Mark uncovers stories and experiences that resonate with us all as we recognise the quirkiness of the British way of life and the rich tapestry of remarkable events and people who have shaped where we live.

During the series 'Mark Steel's In Town' Mark will visit Berwick-Upon Tweed, Holyhead, Basingstoke, Douglas (Isle of Man), Bungay and Wigan.

Episode 6 - In this episode Mark performs a show for the residents of Wigan, where he talks about entering pie eating competitions, living under floorboards, and the radicalism of George Formby.

Written and performed by Mark Steel with additional material by Pete Sinclair.

Produced by Sam Bryant

Mark performs in Wigan, talking about pie-eating and the radicalism of George Formby.

In this episode Mark performs a show for the residents of Wigan, where he talks about entering pie eating competitions, living under floorboards, and the radicalism of George Formby