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Mark Steel's in Town: Melton Mowbray

June 1st, 2015

Episode 27 of 128 episodes

Mark visits the Leicestershire Town of Melton Mowbray where he discovers that as well as being the home of the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie and Stilton Cheese, it has also coincidentally, been officially ranked the most obese area of Leicestershire. He looks at the history of fox hunting in the area, meets several eccentric local residents including a crime fighting milk man and he tries to get to the bottom of who and what is the Melton Mowbray Town Estate, a mysterious organisation established in 1549.

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