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

Mock The Week

  • TV panel show
  • BBC Two
  • 2005 - 2021
  • 207 episodes (20 series)

Topical panel show taking a satirical look at the week's news. Hosted by Dara O Briain with regular player Hugh Dennis. Also features Andy Parsons, Frankie Boyle, Russell Howard, Rory Bremner and Chris Addison

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Series 13 - New Year Special

Dara O Briain and the team crack open the bubbly, link arms and welcome 2015 with out-takes, quizzes and favourite clips featuring guests including Ed Byrne, Sara Pascoe and James Acaster.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Wednesday 31st December 2014
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 1st January 2015 11:30pm BBC2
Thursday 1st January 2015 11:45pm BBC2 Scot
Thursday 31st December 2015 10:00pm Dave
Saturday 31st December 2016 11:00pm Dave
Monday 13th March 2017 1:10am Dave
Monday 13th March 2017 9:20pm Dave
Saturday 25th November 2017 12:40am Dave
Friday 1st December 2017 12:40am Dave
Wednesday 3rd January 2018 10:00pm BBC2

Cast & crew

Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Regular Panellist
Andy Parsons Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Ed Byrne Guest
Zoe Lyons Guest
Holly Walsh Guest
Milton Jones Guest
Miles Jupp Guest
Gary Delaney Guest
Josh Widdicombe Guest
Katherine Ryan Guest
Rob Beckett Guest
Romesh Ranganathan Guest
Sara Pascoe Guest
Angela Barnes Guest
Russell Kane Guest
James Acaster Guest
Tiffany Stevenson (as Tiff Stevenson) 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
Mark Leveson Producer
Ewan Phillips Producer
Ruth Wallace Producer
Jed Leventhall Executive Producer
Pinki Chambers Executive Producer
Sarah McHarry Line Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Karen Jackson Costume Designer
Suzie Narden Make-up Designer
Chris Rigby Lighting Designer
Mike Sutcliffe Lighting Designer


Unlikely things to hear at New Year

Dara's guests suggest 'unlikely things to hear at New Year'.

Featuring: Hugh Dennis & Andy Parsons.

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