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 20, Episode 3

Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: Angela Barnes, Hugh Dennis, Ahir Shah, Dara O Briain, Rhys James, Maisie Adam, Robin Morgan. Copyright: Angst Productions
Dara O Briain and series regular Hugh Dennis look back on the last seven days in the company of guests Maisie Adam, Angela Barnes, Rhys James, Robin Morgan and Ahir Shah.

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Broadcast details

Thursday 27th May 2021
30 minutes
  • Tuesday 25th May 2021, 18:30 at Zoom (Virtual)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 26th May 2022 10:00pm BBC2
Friday 24th June 2022 10:00pm Dave
Friday 18th November 2022 12:20am Dave
Monday 19th December 2022 9:40pm Dave
Saturday 21st January 2023 10:00pm Dave
Sunday 22nd January 2023 3:00am Dave
Tuesday 21st February 2023 12:00am Dave
Thursday 25th May 2023 11:20pm Dave
Monday 11th September 2023 12:20am Dave
Monday 23rd October 2023 10:00pm BBC2
Wednesday 22nd November 2023 12:00am Dave

Cast & crew

Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Angela Barnes Guest
Rhys James Guest
Maisie Adam Guest
Ahir Shah Guest
Robin Morgan 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
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
Pinki Chambers Commissioning Editor


Unlikely Things to Hear on a Political Show

Politics would be quite lively if it sounded like this.

Featuring: Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Angela Barnes, Rhys James, Maisie Adam, Ahir Shah & Robin Morgan.

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