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Mark Steel's in Leith

To celebrate the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012, Mark Steel visits the Scottish capital’s infamous suburb - Leith.

In this film, Mark celebrates the tram system that never was, the novel Trainspotting and the residents’ staunch determination to remain independent from Edinburgh.

Mark Steel’s in Town was recorded for BBC Radio 4 on Saturday 18 August at the BBC’s Potterrow site. The producer was Sam Bryant. The producer for BBC Red Button was Rhonagh O’Donnell. The Director was Michael Cumming.

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25 minutes