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.
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
By jingo, Gove’s right – those leftie academics have hijacked the Great War. Remembrance Sunday has nothing on ‘Blackadder’
09 January 2014 06:27 PM
It was all right for Harry Patch, lazing in the trenches discussing ‘peace studies’
02 January 2014 06:21 PM
At least the rail companies make travel exciting and unpredictable as it should be
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
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