Comedian and activist Mark Thomas talks to Olly Double, curator of British Stand-Up Comedy Archive, about how his comedy has evolved to embrace both theatre and politics. Mark has been performing comedy for 29 years. He has written four books. Curated and authored two art exhibitions. Won four awards for performing, two for human rights work. He has taken the police to court three times and has won twice. The third is ongoing. He made six series of the Mark Thomas Comedy Product for Channel 4. He made three Dispatches for Channel 4.