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Mark Steel’s In Toon – Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

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Writer: Mark Steel Reviewer: Fergus Morgan There’s probably nowhere in Britain that Mark Steel doesn’t know some peculiar, revealing fact about. His Edinburgh Fringe show, Mark Steel’s In Toon, is a mix of some more prepared material about politics, football fans and the great English cup of tea, and some more cobbled together stuff about Scotland, its history, and its ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Fergus Morgan reflects on a weekend of comedy

Latitude has often used the tag-line 'more than just a music festival' and with an extensive arts line-up that's certainly true. The Suffolk festival has also grown into one of the largest comedy programmes on the circuit. The tents may now have been dismantled, but Fergus Morgan reflects back on a weekend's mirth in the festival's purple comedy arena.   ...

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Mark Steel: Who Do I Think I Am ?– The Lowry, Salford

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Reviewer: Dave Cunningham The comedy circuit is becoming congested with comedians using their life experiences as the raw material for their routines. There are shows about dysfunctional families and struggling with physical and mental illness. Mark Steel provides a refreshing perspective on a formula that is becoming over-familiar. Steel has always known that he was adopted and takes the viewpoint ...

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NEWS: Further acts announced for Latitude

With an already impressive arts, theatre and comedy line-up announced, Latitude Festival organisers have today announced further acts for the 10th anniversary running of the Suffolk based festival. 16 additional comedy acts have been announced for Latitude, alongside previously announced acts such as Jason Manford, Alan Davies and Jon Richardson. New additions to the comedy line-up include Andrew Maxwell, Russell ...

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