Mark Steel

Mark Steel is a comedian, broadcaster and author who has presented radio and television programmes including The Mark Steel Lectures and Mark Steel's in Town, and appeared regularly on shows such as Question Time, Have I Got News for You, and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. In 2006 he published Vive La Revolution: A Stand-up History of the French Revolution, and in 2000 stood as a candidate in the London Assembly elections.

Mark Steel All hail Article 50 Day, a glorious moment for Britain

The Great Repeal Bill, rightly sounding as grand as Abraham Lincoln’s law abolishing slavery, will be full of language like ‘This truth shall evermore be stated, that from this noble day, a nation arose in magnificence to grasp the light of the heavens and tear away the hideous chains of being unable to negotiate a separate agreement on spring onions with Canada’