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Balham Comedy Festival: Mark Steel’s In Town: Mark Steel
Bringing an element of Mark Steel’s In Town to each live show means Mark will write material shedding light on the quirkiness and interesting aspects of every town and city he visits, allowing each show to be unique – something local audiences up and down the Country will devour and enjoy.
A heavyweight political comedian of a Marxist slant, Mark Steel has performed as a stand-up comedian on the British comedy circuit and on national tours since the '80s.
He has also written and performed The Mark Steel Solution and The Mark Steel Lecture for Radio 4, hosted Radio 5's Extra Time and produced the best selling book Reasons to be Cheerful. He writes a weekly column for The Independent for which he won Columnist of the Year at the Press Awards in 2015.
'He's a man with a passionate desire to communicate his ideas, who is also very funny' (The Guardian).
Mark Steel was placed in Ents24's top 5 hardest-working comedians 2016.
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