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Mark Steel

Mark Steel

Saturday 15th February, 2020


Ashcroft Playhouse


Off the Kerb presents… Mark Steel

Sony and Writers Guild Award winning writer and comedian Mark Steel is best known for his critically-acclaimed BBC Radio 4 show Mark Steel’s In Town. Now in it’s 8th series, In Town went onto to win the 2018 BBC Radio Awards Best Comedy Show.

Mark also presented the BAFTA nominated Mark Steel Lectures for BBC Two, and is a regular on BBC One’s Have I Got News For You and BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz. He’s written several, acclaimed books, including: Reasons To Be Cheerful and What’s Going On and he writes a weekly column for The Independent. Mark was awarded the prestigious Columnist of the Year in 2017 for his Independent article.


Saturday - 15th February 7:45 PM Book Now

Venue Info

Ashcroft Playhouse

With increased capacity of over 800 seats the Ashcroft Playhouse will present seasons of plays and musicals as well as being home to local community performances and events.  Seasons of live cinema broadcasts will also feature in the programme.


On Monday 16 September 2019, Dame Judi Dench formally re-dedicated the Ashcroft Playhouse at Croydon’s Fairfield Halls to her friend and Croydon-born fellow actress Dame Peggy Ashcroft. The award-winning actress unveiled the People’s Picture, a giant commemorative mosaic by artist Helen Marshall.


Dame Judi Dench unveils Dame Peggy Ashcroft mural