Wile the day away visiting the new shop, that sells gifts and contemporary crafts from regional makers and then relax in the Bakery, choosing from a selection of artisan bread sandwiches, cakes and sharing platters. This is a special performance of 'Mark Steel: Who do I Think I Am' - recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre. Thanks for subscribing! Try another. © 2020 Time Out England Limited and affiliated companies owned by Time Out Group Plc. The Atkinson offers an exciting and varied destination for families, cultural tourists and arts enthusiasts alike, with a full day and night time offer. In new show ‘Who Do I Think I Am?’, the South Londoner uses politics as the backdrop to a very personal journey – his quest to find the birth parents who gave him up for adoption in the 1960s. His magnetic stand-up – full of aggressive (yet surprisingly cheerful!) Posted on 11 November 2016 under General news, The Atkinson is owned and operated by Sefton Council, Set Sail With Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs 2 this Weekend ›, ‹ Star Wars and Dinosaurs – Just Part of The Atkinson’s One Big Day, Festival of Hope Sefton – Meet the Young Producers, Tony Heywood in conversation with Ben Tufnell, Wartime Tally Board returned to RAF Woodvale. Could it turn out I was three stone lighter than I thought, or I spoke Italian or supported Arsenal or had a fear of Liquorice Allsorts? is an hour long rip roaring stand up performance. The star of the award winning Mark Steel's In Town brings his new, critically acclaimed stand-up show to Radio 4. Significant investment has been made in refurbishing the stunning 19th century buildings, to create a really welcoming multi art-form venue with a strong contemporary feel. The show is centred around Mark's search for his biological parents which spans the course of 12 years or so. MARK STEEL – INTERVIEW WHO DO I THINK I AM – UK TOUR 2016. "I've always known I was adopted, even before I knew where babies who weren't adopted came from.". Television favourite Mark Steel brings his brand new comedy tour, Who Do I Think I Am? Déjà vu! Time Out is a registered trademark of Time Out Digital Limited. Friendly warning! But now he’s on tour with his latest stand-up show – and this time his journey is emotional rather than geographical. Mark has presented the BAFTA nominated Mark Steel Lectures for BBC2, is a regular on BBC One’s Have I Got News For You and Radio 4’s Newsquiz. Advertisement @ The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen, on Thu 24 March 2016 . Mark Steel, comic, newspaper columnist and one-time member of the Socialist Workers Party, is best known for his strident political beliefs. Who Do I Think I Am? An act that will have audiences laughing and giggling face to face with nostalgia, Who Do I Think I Am? Mark Steel is a man well known for his political identity. to The Atkinson. Monday April 18 2016. Who Do I Think I Am? Television favourite Mark Steel brings his brand new comedy tour, Who Do I Think I Am? He’s also appeared on BBC2’s QI and Room 101. *Please note: There is a £1 booking fee for online and telephone sales and a 2% fee over the counter with a credit card. Read about our approach to external linking. He enjoys writing his column because no one ever takes it literally. Nobody else writes and tells jokes quite like Mark Steel and this show is really worth your time. By entering your email address you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and consent to receive emails from Time Out about news, events, offers and partner promotions. Posted: Mark Steel must be one of the UK’s most travelled comics, as six series (with a seventh on the way) of Mark Steel’s in Town for Radio 4 testifies. Have  a wander through the major exhibitions and see performances from some of the UK’s foremost musicians, actors, performers and companies, films, family activities and much more. Critically acclaimed star of BBC1’s Have I Got News For You and BBC Radio 4’s Mark Steel’s in Town, Mark Steel guides the audience through his incredible journey of self-discovery as he shares the story of his biological heritage. 23 Mar 2016 - It never really bothered me that I’d never met my mum.It never occurred to me I needed to meet her to ‘find out who I was’, as it didn’t seem likely I’d discover I was someone different to who I thought I was. irony at The State We’re In – rails against the Tories, capitalist iniquities, and, well, anyone to the right of Jeremy Corbyn. Mark Steel: Who Do I Think I Am? But after the birth of my own son, I realised it's quite an event to have a child, and she may well remember giving birth to me, and maybe even the adoption...", This is a special performance of 'Mark Steel: Who do I Think I Am' - recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre, Written and performed by Mark SteelProducer Carl CooperBBC Studios Production. *There is a £1 booking fee for online and telephone sales and a 2% fee over the counter with a credit card. A comic study of what comprises a person’s identity. "It never really bothered me that I'd never met my mum. But these are unusual times, so please check that events are still happening. All rights reserved. ____________________________________________________________, For interviews, or more information please contact Emma.Lloyd@sefton.gov.uk or call 0151 934 2129. Nature or nurture? to The Atkinson.. In person: Visit The Atkinson box office on Lord Street, For tickets: visit the website theatkinson.co.uk or call box office on 01704 533333, ________________________________________________________________. is a surprising, moving and incredibly funny story about what Mark discovered in his half-hearted attempt to navigate the red tape required to track down his birth mother. Mark Steel’s in town, for the first time on the Fringe in nineteen years. Although Steel has ‘done’ Leith as part of his endlessly entertaining explorations of various locations, ‘Mark Steel’s in Town’, as well as a single sold-out night at the Traverse a couple of years back, ‘Mark Steel – Who Do I Think I Am?’ represents his return to the Fringe after a long absence. Look out for your first newsletter in your inbox soon! Critically acclaimed star of BBC1’s Have I Got News For You and BBC Radio 4’s Mark Steel’s in Town, Mark Steel guides the audience through his incredible journey of self-discovery as he shares the story of his biological heritage. Mark Steel, comic, newspaper columnist and one-time member of the Socialist Workers Party, is best known for his strident political beliefs. is simply one of a kind. Mark Steel: Who Do I Think I Am? Mark Steel is a stand-up comedian, radio presenter and Independent columnist. It never occurred to me I needed to meet her to 'find out who I was', as it didn't seem likely I'd discover I was someone different to who I thought I was. Written and performed by Mark Steel Producer Carl Cooper BBC Studios Production. Who Do I Think I Am? will be in The Atkinson’s Theatre on Thursday 24 November at 8pm. tells how Steel discovered he did not have the genes, the nationality or the social class he was expecting. His magnetic stand- He is, it turns out, half-Scottish, half-Jewish; the child of a teenage runaway and an international jetsetter. The Atkinson is Southport’s beautiful new home for music, theatre, art, poetry, literature and history, right in the middle of Lord Street in Southport. Tickets are £15*. We already have this email. Full of biographical details that seem too weird to be true, Steel’s wonderful comedy throws audiences into a hilarious exploration of who his biological parents are, where he really comes from and what it all means for him. We're working hard to be accurate. To book tickets, or for more information contact the Box Office on 01704 533333 or visit theatkinson.co.uk. mark steel- who do i think i am?