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 19, Episode 1

Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: Angela Barnes, Hugh Dennis, Nigel Ng, Dara O Briain, Rhys James, Athena Kugblenu, Tom Allen. Copyright: Angst Productions
Dara O Briain returns with another look at the week's news, with guests Tom Allen, Angela Barnes, Rhys James, Nigel Ng and Athena Kugblenu joining Dara and regular panelist Hugh Dennis.

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Broadcast details

Thursday 22nd October 2020
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 8th April 2021 10:00pm BBC2
Tuesday 19th October 2021 12:00am Dave
Saturday 27th November 2021 12:00am Dave
Saturday 8th January 2022 10:00pm Dave
Sunday 9th January 2022 3:00am Dave
Monday 2nd May 2022 2:15am Dave
Monday 2nd May 2022 10:40pm Dave
Tuesday 16th August 2022 12:00am Dave
Wednesday 19th October 2022 11:20pm Dave
Wednesday 1st February 2023 12:00am Dave
Saturday 11th February 2023 10:40pm Dave
Thursday 22nd June 2023 11:20pm Dave
Friday 28th July 2023 1:00am Dave
Saturday 7th October 2023 12:00am Dave
Saturday 7th October 2023 10:00pm Dave

Cast & crew

Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Angela Barnes Guest
Rhys James Guest
Tom Allen Guest
Nigel Ng Guest
Athena Kugblenu 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
Louis Patterson Associate Producer
Alex Rose Associate 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


Commercials that never made it to air

In this week's Scenes We'd Like To See, the panellists looked at commercials that never made it to air.

Featuring: Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Angela Barnes, Rhys James, Tom Allen, Nigel Ng & Athena Kugblenu.

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