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.
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
Mark Steel: Worried about what all the sugar in supermarket foods is doing to you? Don't be. At least it's not beef dripping
06 March 2014 06:27 PM
Sugar is in everything. Soon tap water will be flavoured with melted Yorkie bars
It’s no good, Dawkins. No one’s going to abandon religion because some atheist is banging on at them about science
27 February 2014 07:02 PM
Some people can’t accept that others are religious, even if they’re not doing any harm
20 February 2014 05:42 PM
The next thing you know the Scots will be told to go and find their own solar system
Maybe Nigel Lawson is right. There can’t be global warming, because isn’t it always colder at night?
14 February 2014 01:00 AM
It’s a method of argument perfected by disgruntled men in the corner of pubs
If his 2015 manifesto is going to feature a load of pledges he can’t stick to, shouldn’t Nick Clegg at least have some fun with it?
30 January 2014 07:10 PM
If it’s grown-up to ignore what you said to get elected, why have a campaign at all?
23 January 2014 04:22 PM
Sarkozy has revealed Blair feels ‘marginalised’ – though his £70m fortune must provide some comfort
We've had ‘Benefits Street’, so how about ‘Bonus street’? A gritty look at the grim reality of life with an unearned £2m windfall
17 January 2014 02:55 PM
January is an expensive time. The kids get bored and want a panda or a hovercraft
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits record low as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more