The Mark Steel Solution

Episodes

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Decide Economic Policy By Sport20110320 (BBC7)

Radical proposals to improve our lives, with the comedian's athletic revolution.

From November 1992.

From 1992

Pessimism20081111 (BBC7)
20081112 (BBC7)

The radical comedian explains why life is getting harder - and proposes how we can all fight back.

From September 1996.

Episode 4 of 4.

0104People Should Start School At The Age Of 351992103019921206
20040319 (BBC7)
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20110304 (BBC7)
20130417 (BBC7)

Radical proposals to improve our lives with the comedian's education shake-up.

Nobody should go to school until they're 35.

Comedian Mark Steel presents a series of humorous arguments.

This edition argues that nobody should go to school until they are 35.

Another radical proposal to change lives for the better.

This week - why school is wasted on youngsters!

Another radical proposal to improve our lives.

The comedian claims that school is wasted on youngsters.

0106 LASTGovernment Economic Policy Should Be Decided Through Sport1992111319921115
20040402 (BBC7)
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20080826 (BBC7)
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20091026 (BBC7)
20110318 (BBC7)
20130501 (BBC7)

Radical proposals to improve our lives, with the comedian's athletic revolution.

All government economic policy should be decided by sport.

Mark Steel airs his views on the government's economic policy and suggests that economics should depend on sports.

Could economics be decided by a football game?

The comedian thinks playing football has better uses.

Radical proposals to improve our lives, with the comedian's athletic revolution. From November 1992.

0204 LASTThe Royal Family Should Be Chosen By A Weekly Lottery - Revisited1994080519940806
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20070104 (BBC7)
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20121019 (BBC7)

Mark Steel proposes that the royal family are replaced by a lottery family.

The Royal Family should be chosen by weekly lottery (paraphrasing S01 E01).

0301Sexuality1995080419950805
20040507 (BBC7)
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20070111 (BBC7)
20070112 (BBC7)
19960809 (R4)

""Everyone should have to be gay for two years"".

Mark Steel returns with alternative solutions to everyday problems.

Show 1 from series 3, August 1995.

Mark Steel returns with alternative solutions to everday problems.

Mark Steel has more radical advice for his fellow man - get yourself a boyfriend.

From August 1995.

Comic Mark Steel returns for a new series, with another collection of alternative solutions to our everday problems.

This week- sexual politics.

Written and performed by Mark Steel and Pete SINCLAIR.

0402Media1996082319960824
20040612 (BBC7)
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20081028 (BBC7)
20081029 (BBC7)

It's 1996, Chris Evans is on Radio 1, and Mark believes the media has hit an all time low.

Here's his solution - anyone in charge of the media should be sacked after thirty minutes.

It's 1996.

Chris Evans is on Radio 1 and Mark believes the media has hit an all-time low.

Here's his solution.

0404 LASTLife - Pessimism1996090620040625 (BBC7)
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Pessimists should be persecuted by law.

Have we entered into an age of pessimism? Mark seems to think so.

Of course, School, the Media and Hollywood are all responsible!.