COMMENTATOR and stand-up comedian Mark Steel returns to the Courtyard this week. Steel has been performing comedy for nearly 30 years and has also presented The Mark Steel Lectures (BBC2), The Mark Steel Solution (Radio 4) and appeared on shows including QI and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. Steel has also published several books, most recently What’s Going On?

The Meanderings of a Comic Mind in Confusion. He will be at the Courtyard in Hereford on Thursday at 8pm. Tickets cost £14 available from the box office on 01432 340555 or online at