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 - 2022
  • 212 episodes (21 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 16, Episode 8

Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: Tom Allen, James Acaster, Hugh Dennis, Dara O Briain, Ellie Taylor, Rhys James, Ed Byrne. Copyright: Angst Productions
Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis look back over the week's events with the help of guests James Acaster, Tom Allen, Ed Byrne, Rhys James and Ellie Taylor.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Friday 15th September 2017
30 minutes
  • Tuesday 12th September 2017, 18:15 at The London Studios


  1. Thursday 25th April 2024 at 11:20pm on Dave

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 15th October 2017 10:50pm BBC2
Wednesday 21st February 2018 10:00pm BBC2
Friday 29th June 2018 10:00pm Dave
Saturday 30th June 2018 1:00am Dave
Wednesday 13th February 2019 3:25am Dave
Thursday 14th February 2019 12:20am Dave
Thursday 11th April 2019 11:20pm Dave
Friday 12th April 2019 2:20am Dave
Thursday 29th August 2019 1:00am Dave
Wednesday 11th September 2019 1:00am Dave
Sunday 22nd December 2019 3:15am Dave
Monday 12th October 2020 10:00pm BBC2
Tuesday 17th November 2020 10:40pm Dave
Wednesday 3rd March 2021 11:40pm Dave
Saturday 24th July 2021 10:00pm Dave
Sunday 25th July 2021 2:00am Dave
Saturday 6th November 2021 1:00am Dave
Thursday 13th January 2022 12:00am Dave
Thursday 28th April 2022 11:20pm Dave
Thursday 11th May 2023 10:40pm Dave
Saturday 19th August 2023 12:20am Dave
Saturday 19th August 2023 10:20pm Dave
Monday 2nd October 2023 12:20am Dave
Monday 2nd October 2023 10:45pm Dave
Friday 5th January 2024 12:40am Dave

Cast & crew

Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Ed Byrne Guest
James Acaster Guest
Ellie Taylor Guest
Rhys James Guest
Tom Allen 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
Chloe Nicholas Associate Producer
Laura Winser Associate Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Graham Barker Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Karen Jackson Costume Designer
Suzie Narden Make-up Designer
Will Charles Lighting Designer


Unlikely lines from a Sci-Fi film

The performers suggest things you would never hear in a sci-fi movie.

Featuring: Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Ed Byrne, James Acaster, Ellie Taylor, Rhys James & Tom Allen.

Unlikely political discussions

Here's some things you won't hear on a real political discussion show.

Featuring: Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Ed Byrne, James Acaster, Ellie Taylor, Rhys James & Tom Allen.

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