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Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Mark Steel's in Town, Series 3 Episode 1 of 6

In this third series comedian Mark Steel visits 6 more UK towns to discover what makes them and their inhabitants distinctive.

He creates a bespoke stand-up show for that town and performs the show in front of a local audience.

As well as shedding light on the less visited areas of Britain, Mark uncovers stories and experiences that resonate with us all as we recognise the quirkiness of the British way of life and the rich tapestry of remarkable events and people who have shaped where we live.

During the series 'Mark Steel's In Town' Mark will visit Berwick-Upon Tweed, Holyhead, Basingstoke, Douglas (Isle of Man), Bungay and Wigan.

Episode 1 - In this first episode Mark performs a show for the residents of Berwick-Upon Tweed where he talks about war with Russia, Scottish rivalries and rather unusual local slang.

Written by Mark Steel with additional material by Pete Sinclair.
Produced by Sam Bryant.

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 11 Jun 2012 11:30
BBC Radio 4 FM only

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