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In each episode of this BBC Radio 4 series, Mark Steel visits a UK town and researches its history, heritage and culture, after which he performs a bespoke evening of comedy for the local residents.

Mark's destinations in series 5 and 6 are Glastonbury, Derry/Londonderry, St. Davids, Southall, Birkenhead, Huddersfield, Melton Mowbray, Fleetwood, Shrewsbury, Barnard Castle and Saint Anne.

Duration: six hours approx.

©2016 Mark Steel (P)2016 BBC AudioBooks

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  • M. CULLEN
  • 05-06-2019

best history lessons ever

loved it, if my school history lessons were as good as this maybe I'd have passed my CSE 😀

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  • alanjbell
  • 09-05-2021

don't miss this

funniest thing I've heard for years Mark Steel is a superb story teller do not miss this very very funny well done Mark Steel

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  • Karen
  • 11-08-2018

Mark Steel a genius

An amazing raconteur. He is a genius. He can stand up and reel off enormous amounts of detail. His ability to switch accents in a second is a joy. His research is amazing, He can get away with a lot, because he never goes too far & he is always a very funny man

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  • SnapWriter
  • 20-10-2016

Great Fun and better than any anti-depressant…

Mark Steel’s in Town series are non-stop fun, whimsical, intelligent, he mixes fact and humour in his trademark style. Please release his many lectures on historical characters.

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