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 approx.
Steel sees how far he can push the famed British ability to laugh at ourselves. The answer is quite a long way.