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Comedian Mark Steel visits towns across the UK, meets the locals, and creates a stand up show for them - and us - about the town.

Mark Steel's in Town BBC Radio 4

    • Comedy

Comedian Mark Steel visits towns across the UK, meets the locals, and creates a stand up show for them - and us - about the town.

    Paris (English and French)

    Paris (English and French)

    Mark Steel's In Town - Paris

    Mark Steel is back with the 12th series of his award-winning show that travels around the country visiting towns that have nothing in common but their uniqueness. After thoroughly researching each town, Mark writes and performs a bespoke evening of comedy for a local audience.

    In this final episode Mark visits Paris. Yeah, that Paris. The one in France. Where he performs on a boat on the river Seine. In this special extended edition of the programme Mark performs the show in English and then in French, for a French-speaking audience.

    The English version is first and the French version starts at 35 minutes.

    In this series, Mark also popped to Nottingham, Tring, The Isles of Scilly, Salisbury, and Newport. And for the first time, there will be extended versions of each episode available on BBC sounds.

    Written and performed by Mark Steel

    Additional material by Pete Sinclair
    Production co-ordinator Sarah Sharpe
    Production co-ordinator Katie Baum
    Sound Manager Jerry Peal
    Producer Carl Cooper
    Producer Richard Morris

    With special thanks to Mark's French teacher Fatima Belaouzi

    A BBC Studios production for BBC Radio 4

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Paris

    Paris

    Mark Steel's In Town - Paris

    Mark Steel is back with the 12th series of his award winning show that travels around the country visiting towns that have nothing in common but their uniqueness. After thoroughly researching each town, Mark writes and performs a bespoke evening of comedy for a local audience.

    In this final episode Mark visits Paris. Yeah, that Paris. The one in France. Where he performs on a boat on the river Seine.

    In this series, Mark also popped to the Nottingham, Tring, The Isles of Scilly, Salisbury, and Newport. And for the first time, there will be extended versions of each episode available on BBC sounds.

    Written and performed by Mark Steel

    Additional material by Pete Sinclair
    Production co-ordinator Sarah Sharpe
    Production co-ordinator Katie Baum
    Sound Manager Jerry Peal
    Producer Carl Cooper
    Producer Richard Morris

    With special thanks to Mark's French teacher Fatima Belaouzi

    A BBC Studios production for BBC Radio 4

    • 36 min
    Newport

    Newport

    Mark Steel's In Town - Newport

    Mark Steel is back with the 12th series of his award winning show that travels around the country visiting towns that have nothing in common but their uniqueness. After thoroughly researching each town, Mark writes and performs a bespoke evening of comedy for a local audience.

    In this fifth episode Mark visits Newport in South Wales.

    In this series, Mark will also be popping to Nottingham, Tring, The Isles of Scilly, Salisbury and Paris. And for the first time, there will be extended versions of each episode available on BBC sounds.

    Written and performed by Mark Steel

    Additional material by Pete Sinclair
    Production co-ordinator Sarah Sharpe
    Production co-ordinator Katie Baum
    Sound Manager Jerry Peal
    Producer Carl Cooper

    A BBC Studios production for BBC Radio 4

    • 43 min
    Salisbury

    Salisbury

    Mark Steel's In Town - Salisbury

    Mark Steel is back with the 12th series of his award winning show that travels around the country visiting towns that have nothing in common but their uniqueness. After thoroughly researching each town, Mark writes and performs a bespoke evening of comedy for a local audience.

    In this fourth episode Mark visits Salisbury in Wiltshire

    In this series, Mark will also be popping to Nottingham, Tring, The Isles of Scilly, Newport and Paris. And for the first time, there will be extended versions of each episode available on BBC sounds.

    Written and performed by Mark Steel

    Additional material by Pete Sinclair
    Production co-ordinator Sarah Sharpe
    Production co-ordinator Katie Baum
    Sound Manager Jerry Peal
    Producer Carl Cooper

    A BBC Studios production for BBC Radio 4

    • 35 min
    The Isles of Scilly

    The Isles of Scilly

    Mark Steel's In Town - The Isles of Scilly

    Mark Steel is back with the 12th series of his award winning show that travels around the country visiting towns that have nothing in common but their uniqueness. After thoroughly researching each town, Mark writes and performs a bespoke evening of comedy for a local audience.

    In this third episode Mark visits The Isles of Scilly.

    In this series, Mark will also be popping to Nottingham, Tring, Salisbury, Newport and Paris. And for the first time, there will be extended versions of each episode available on BBC sounds.


    Written and performed by Mark Steel

    Additional material by Pete Sinclair
    Production co-ordinator Sarah Sharpe
    Production co-ordinator Katie Baum
    Sound Manager Jerry Peal
    Producer Carl Cooper

    A BBC Studios production for BBC Radio 4

    • 41 min
    Tring

    Tring

    Mark Steel's In Town - Tring

    Mark Steel is back with the 12th series of his award winning show that travels around the country visiting towns that have nothing in common but their uniqueness. After thoroughly researching each town, Mark writes and performs a bespoke evening of comedy for a local audience.

    In this second episode Mark travels to Tring in Hertfordshire, home of the Natural History Museum, former private museum of Walter Rothschild, where he goes to see the exhibit of fleas dressed as Mexicans.

    In this series, Mark will also be popping to Nottingham, The Isles of Scilly, Salisbury, Newport and Paris. And for the first time, there will be extended versions of each episode available on BBC sounds.

    Written and performed by Mark Steel

    Additional material by Pete Sinclair
    Production co-ordinator Sarah Sharpe
    Production co-ordinator Katie Baum
    Sound Manager Jerry Peal
    Producer Carl Cooper

    A BBC Studios production for BBC Radio 4

    • 42 min

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