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 14, Episode 7 is repeated on Dave tomorrow at 12:40am.
Recording at Elstree Film Studios. Tickets

Series 14 - Christmas Special

Dara O Briain presents a special festive show featuring hilarious seasonal material, outtakes, quizzes, films and props.

Further details

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The Mock The Week Christmas special is guaranteed to be as irreverent as ever. As well as the usual hilarious mix of out-takes, best bits and heaps of unseen material, there's a real festive feel (well as much as Dara and co. are capable of), ranging from the traditional Christmas quiz and Scenes We'd Like to See, to a seasonal newsreel from Hugh Dennis and a guest appearance from a somewhat sinister teddy bear.

There are great contributions from the likes of Josh Widdicombe, Holly Walsh, Rob Beckett, Katherine Ryan, Ed Byrne, Romesh Ranganathan and Sara Pascoe, and even something a little bit different in the opening titles too.

Broadcast details

Monday 21st December 2015
35 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    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
    Nathan Caton Guest
    Miles Jupp Guest
    Gary Delaney Guest
    Josh Widdicombe Guest
    Katherine Ryan Guest
    Rob Beckett Guest
    Romesh Ranganathan Guest
    Sara Pascoe Guest
    Tiffany Stevenson Guest
    James Acaster Guest
    Matt Forde Guest
    Ellie Taylor Guest
    Ed Gamble 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
    Mykola Pawluk Editor
    Graham Barker Editor
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer


    Teddy bear freaks out Dara

    Mock the Week panellists meet and talk about a programmable bear.

    Featuring: Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Ed Byrne, Holly Walsh, Ed Gamble.

    Unlikely things to hear at Christmas

    The panellists suggest unlikely things you would hear at Christmas.

    Featuring: Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Ed Byrne, Holly Walsh, Milton Jones, Rob Beckett, Ed Gamble.


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