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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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Alasdair won New Act of the Year (formerly Hackney Empire) in 2014 and has featured on BBC radio as a comedian and sketch writer. He’s performed stand-up across the UK, in the Glastonbury Cabaret Tent and at the Edinburgh Fringe as part of the Pleasance Reserve. He won the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year in 2017. "Britain's leading New Testament impersonator." - Alasdair Beckett-King “A bold and fresh comedy voice.” The Stage “Delicious writing and exceptional observations.” Chortle “A suave stand up with some killer lines.” Arthur Smith
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