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  • Mark Steel

    The complete ninth and tenth series of Mark Steel's comedy travelogue In these two series of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 show, comedian Mark Steel is on the road again, visiting places that have nothing in common but their uniqueness. Along the way, he delves into the history, heritage and culture of each town, before going on to write and perform a bespoke evening of comedy for the local residents. His first stop is Hastings, where he finds that a lot's happened since 1066 - including an annual Pirates' Day. Other destinations on his road trip include King's Lynn (where he's thrilled to find a traffic island full of rabbits), Carlisle (notable for its cursing stone and pervasive...read more

  • Mark Steel

    In each episode of this award-winning BBC Radio 4 series, comedian 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 7 and 8 are: Stockport, Colchester, Hebden Bridge, Kingston upon Thames, Lynton and Lynmouth, Gibraltar, Bedford, Matlock and Matlock Bath, Inverness, Portishead, Hull and Ventnor on the Isle of Wight. This collection includes bonus special extended episodes from Gibraltar and Ventnor. In 2010 Mark Steel's in Town won a Silver Award for 'Best Comedy' in the Sony Radio Academy Awards, and in 2012 it won the Gold Award in the same...read more

  • Mark Steel

    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 1 & 2 are Skipton; Boston; Lewes; Walsall; Merthyr Tydfil; Portland; Dartford; Wilmslow; Dumfries; Penzance; Gateshead and Kirkwall . Duration: 6 hours...read more

  • Mark Steel

    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 3 & 4 are Berwick-Upon-Tweed; Holyhead; Basingstoke; Douglas on the Isle Of Man; Bungay; Wigan; Whitehaven; Tobermory; Corby; Handsworth; Ottery St. Mary and Chipping Norton. There's also a special episode recorded at the Edinburgh Festival. Duration: 6 hours 30 mins...read more

  • Mark Steel

    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 & 6 are Glastonbury; Derry / Londonderry; St. Davids; Southall; Birkenhead; Huddersfield; Melton Mowbray; Fleetwood; Shrewsbury; Barnard Castle and Saint Anne. Duration: 6 hours...read more

  • Paul Magrs

    Join trans-temporal adventuress Iris Wildthyme (Katy Manning) for a series of eight brand-new half-hour episodes as she travels through time and space aboard her trusty double-decker bus, accompanied by her new friend Captain Turner! 1. Comeback of the Scorchies by James Goss One-hit '80s wonder, Brian Bonamy, is back - and he's wowing the crowds of Margate! But when Iris and Captain Turner take in the show, they quickly realise something else is behind his success... and that Iris is still under contract! 2. Dark Side by Nick Campbell Needing a break from adventuring, Iris decides to return to her former home -Pink Gables - where she is more than a little surprised to discover...read more