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 10, Episode 1 is repeated on Dave on Friday at 12am.
Recording at Elstree Film Studios. Tickets

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

Sunday 5th June 2005
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


    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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