Commentator and stand-up comedian Mark Steel has presented several radio and television programmes, and appeared on 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.
15 May 2014 04:42 PM
By pointing at immigrants, and letting bankers get away with whatever they like, Ukip may well prove to be the most establishment party of them all
Mark Steel: The popular idea that all parties are the same is nonsense. But what voters yearn for is politicians with conviction, soul and humanity
08 May 2014 06:56 PM
There won't be a legal battle for image rights over T-shirts showing ministers' faces
If this counts as consultation, then Gove and his allies must be taking inspiration from Kim Jong-un
01 May 2014 07:59 PM
Those in opposition to academies are now being called immoral
Mark Steel: What a triumph! We’ve persuaded Starbucks to relocate its European headquarters to Britain. Mine’s an extra shot of tax avoidance
17 April 2014 05:02 PM
Our tax regime couldn’t possibly have anything to do with the move, could it?
10 April 2014 06:26 PM
The Prime Minister’s treatment of Maria Miller shows he is not exactly Alexander the Great
Just look at the contribution Yashika Bageerathi might have made to Britain. I mean – obviously she had to be deported
03 April 2014 05:43 PM
The 19-year-old Mauritian caused so much chaos that hundreds rallied round to support her
Mark Steel: There just aren’t enough betting shops on Britain’s high streets. Let’s start converting cathedrals and A&E departments
27 March 2014 06:24 PM
Blokes huddled round a screen ooze fun fun fun like a Brazilian carnival
Really want to know what the bank thinks of you? You’ll find out when a cash machine gobbles up your card
20 March 2014 05:35 PM
It was one controlled by the Royal Bank of Scotland that got me
14 March 2014 07:51 PM
He achieved the sort of popular acclaim most politicians can only dream of – simply by sticking to his principles, says Mark Steel
Mark Steel: All those touchy-feely baristas need someone like Bob Crow fighting for their right to behave like normal people
13 March 2014 06:44 PM
If your hours are up and your wages frozen, at least you’re up to date with fashion
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
- 1 Stamford Hill council removes 'unacceptable' posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
- 2 Kim Kardashian 'nude pictures' leaked on 4chan weeks after Jennifer Lawrence 'The Fappening' scandal
- 3 Scottish referendum 'English question': Tory MPs call on David Cameron to create an English first minister in wake of No vote
- 4 Iranian blogger found guilty of insulting Prophet Mohammad on Facebook sentenced to death
- 5 Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned into a PR disaster