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.

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Series 11, Episode 6

Mock The Week returns for another run of light satire. The guests are Alun Cochrane, Stewart Francis and Andi Osho.

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The summer of 2012 will forever be remembered for a feel good festival of physical perfection that, for a few short weeks, popped up all over the BBC schedules; it might have taken place in London but throughout the country millions embraced milestones being reached, heroes being created and even an emotional victory for Andy Murray. Yes, Series 11 of Mock The Week really was special.

In a bid to recreate that magical time, BBC Two are delighted to announce that the hit topical show is returning for its all new Autumn run.

Producers have set the team an ambitious target of six episodes and a Christmas Special, but Dara O'Briain and regulars Chris Addison, Hugh Dennis and Andy Parsons are confident they can overcome nagging fitness doubts to deliver in the usual spectacular style.

As ever, legendary comedic talent from the four corners of the world - England, Ireland and Canada - will converge on Television Centre to compete in a variety of hilarious games that promise to strike satirical targets more often than a recorded delivery for 'a Mr Assange' turns up at the Ecuadorean embassy.

A show outsider said: "The infrastructure is in place: we've got the right national flags, we've refused George Michael's request to replace the theme tune with his new single's B side - and the likes of Micky Flanagan, Greg Davies, Milton Jones, Ed Byrne, Stewart Francis and Andi Osho are all due to appear alongside the established awesome foursome."

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 6th September 2012
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
    Hugh Dennis Regular Panellist
    Andy Parsons Regular Panellist
    Chris Addison Regular Panellist
    Guest cast
    Alun Cochrane Guest
    Stewart Francis Guest
    Andi Osho Guest
    Writing team
    Simon Bullivant Writer (Additional Material)
    Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
    Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
    Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
    Steve Punt Writer (Additional Material)
    Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Geraldine Dowd Director
    Dan Patterson Series Producer
    Ewan Phillips Producer
    Ruth Wallace Producer
    Jed Leventhall Executive Producer
    Pinki Chambers Executive Producer
    Mykola Pawluk Editor
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer

    Videos

    Rejected questions from this year's exams

    The comedians think of 'Rejected questions from this year's exams'.

    Featuring: Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Alun Cochrane, Stewart Francis, Andi Osho, Chris Addison.

    Things you didn't hear at the Olympics

    Here's some things you won't have heard at the London 2012 Olympics.

    Featuring: Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Alun Cochrane, Stewart Francis, Andi Osho, Chris Addison.

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