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 18, Episode 9

Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: Mark Simmons, Hugh Dennis, Ed Byrne, Dara O Briain, Maisie Adam, Sophie Duker, Ed Gamble. Copyright: Angst Productions
Dara O Briain looks back on the latest events in news and politics, with the help of Maisie Adam, Ed Byrne, Sophie Duker, Ed Gamble and Mark Simmons and regular panellist Hugh Dennis. As usual, stand-up and improvisation are the name of the game as the contestants try to get one up on one another.

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Broadcast details

Friday 22nd November 2019
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 13th November 2019, 18:15 at Elstree Film Studios


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 1st June 2020 10:15pm BBC2
Saturday 25th July 2020 10:40pm Dave
Thursday 27th August 2020 10:00pm Dave
Monday 9th November 2020 12:00am Dave
Monday 9th November 2020 10:40pm Dave
Wednesday 24th February 2021 12:00am Dave
Monday 24th May 2021 11:00pm Dave
Wednesday 11th August 2021 12:00am Dave
Thursday 14th April 2022 10:40pm Dave
Monday 25th July 2022 2:00am Dave
Monday 25th July 2022 10:40pm Dave
Thursday 13th October 2022 12:00am Dave
Thursday 8th December 2022 12:40am Dave
Thursday 26th January 2023 12:00am Dave
Friday 16th June 2023 12:00am Dave
Wednesday 13th December 2023 12:00am Dave
Sunday 25th February 2024 10:40pm Dave

Cast & crew

Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Ed Byrne Guest
Ed Gamble Guest
Maisie Adam Guest
Sophie Duker Guest
Mark Simmons 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)
Production team
Geraldine Dowd Director
Dan Patterson Series Producer
Mark Leveson Producer
Ewan Phillips Producer
Chris Young Producer
Jed Leventhall Executive Producer
Katie Storey Associate Producer
Fiona Frankland Line Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Richard Halladay (as Richard Halladey) Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Karen Jackson Costume Designer
Suzie Narden Make-up Designer
Will Charles Lighting Designer
Katie Taylor Commissioning Editor


Unlikely lines from a costume drama

Some unlikely lines from a costume drama are suggested in Scenes We'd Like To See.

Featuring: Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Ed Byrne, Ed Gamble, Maisie Adam, Sophie Duker & Mark Simmons.

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