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
  • 194 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 15, Episode 5

Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: James Acaster, Hugh Dennis, Ed Byrne, Dara O Briain, Rob Beckett, Holly Walsh, John Robins. Copyright: Angst Productions
Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis mock the events of the last seven days with guests James Acaster, Rob Beckett, Ed Byrne, John Robins and Holly Walsh.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Thursday 7th July 2016
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 10th July 2016 10:20pm BBC2
Tuesday 14th February 2017 10:00pm BBC2
Tuesday 12th September 2017 10:00pm Dave
Tuesday 13th March 2018 2:20am Dave
Thursday 24th May 2018 12:40am Dave
Thursday 21st June 2018 1:00am Dave
Wednesday 24th October 2018 11:20pm Dave
Sunday 26th May 2019 1:20am Dave
Saturday 25th January 2020 12:20am Dave
Saturday 25th January 2020 3:00am Dave
Saturday 25th January 2020 10:00pm Dave
Monday 27th April 2020 1:35am Dave
Monday 27th July 2020 12:00am Dave
Thursday 3rd September 2020 3:25am Dave
Thursday 3rd September 2020 10:40pm Dave
Saturday 19th December 2020 9:40pm Dave
Monday 19th April 2021 11:00pm Dave
Tuesday 20th April 2021 2:35am Dave
Sunday 4th July 2021 11:00pm Dave

Cast & crew

Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Ed Byrne Guest
Holly Walsh Guest
Rob Beckett Guest
James Acaster Guest
John Robins 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
Chris Young Producer
Jed Leventhall Executive Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Graham Barker Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer


Things you wouldn't hear on a train

The performers suggest things you would be unlikely to hear on a train.

Featuring: Hugh Dennis & Dara O Briain.

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