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. 183 episodes (18 series), 2005 - 2019. Stars Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Frankie Boyle and others.

Series 11, Episode 3 is repeated on Dave on Saturday at 10pm.

Series 1, Episode 1

The first ever episode. Linda Smith is the guest on Hugh Dennis and Frankie Boyle's team, whilst Rory Bremner has John Oliver and Jeremy Hardy on his team.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 5th June 2005
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Regular Panellist
Frankie Boyle Regular Panellist
Rory Bremner Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Linda Smith Guest
John Oliver Guest
Jeremy Hardy Guest

Video

Mock The Week - First Ever Episode

The first ever episode of Mock The Week. Note how some of the rounds are quite different to the present format. There's an opening monologue, a longer stand-up round, a Prime Ministers Questions bit, and the now axed dating section.

Featuring: Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Linda Smith, John Oliver, Jeremy Hardy, Frankie Boyle, Rory Bremner.

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