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Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: Hugh Dennis, Dara O Briain.

Mock The Week

BBC Two panel show about the week's topical news. 162 episodes (15 series), 2005 - 2016. Stars Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Frankie Boyle and others.

Returns after the summer.
(Series 9, Episode 11 is repeated on Dave on Monday 8th August at 9:40pm)

Mock The Week. Dara O Briain. Copyright: Angst Productions.

Mock The Week

Topical panel show taking a satirical look at the week's news. Hosted by Dara O Briain with regular player Hugh Dennis

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Genre
Panel Show
Broadcast
2005 - 2016
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
162   (15 series)
Creators
Dan Patterson and Mark Leveson
Starring
Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Frankie Boyle, Russell Howard, Rory Bremner and Chris Addison
Writers
Simon Bullivant, Rob Colley, Dan Gaster, Ged Parsons, Giles Pilbrow, Steve Punt and Colin Swash
Director
Geraldine Dowd
Producers
Dan Patterson, Mark Leveson, Ewan Phillips, Ruth Wallace and Chris Young

A panel show featuring a combination of stand-up, off-the-cuff games, performance rounds and discussion; all of which is focused around satirising the week's news.

Dara O Briain hosts, with a team of three located on each side of him. Hugh Dennis and Andy Parsons appear each week too.

Rory Bremner, Frankie Boyle, Russell Howard and Chris Addison have been regular panellists in previous series, but have now left the show.

Games no longer played on the show include Ask the Panel, Ask the Politicians, Between the Lines, Bombshell Phone Call, Dating Videos, Headliners, Inside the Mind Of..., Phone In and Prime Minister's Question Time.

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