Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: Hugh Dennis, Dara O Briain.

Mock The Week

BBC Two panel show about the week's topical news. 183 episodes (18 series), 2005 - 2019. Stars Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Frankie Boyle and others.

Series 13, Episode 9 is repeated on Dave tomorrow at 12am.
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Series 6, Episode 10

Further details

The show starts asking if '4%' is the foreign news-related answer, what is the question, with discussion quickly following on to Sarah Palin and the U.S. presidential election race, and then the news of the ice caps melting at the North Pole.

The Illegally Drilling Alaskan Joke Reserves round features stand-up material from Frankie on pensioners, Ed on young people, Russell on relationships, and Stewart on family.

Then follows the headliners round - a photo of Andy Murray with the initials M.G.S.W., and then the conversation continues on a sporting theme by discussing Manchester City's new owners, and then moving on to Jeremy Kyle.

The show ends as always with scenes we'd like to see - this week they are unlikely small ads, and unlikely things to hear on Question Time.

Broadcast details

Thursday 11th September 2008
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
    Hugh Dennis Regular Panellist
    Andy Parsons Regular Panellist
    Frankie Boyle Regular Panellist
    Russell Howard Regular Panellist
    Guest cast
    Ed Byrne Guest
    Stewart Francis Guest
    Writing team
    Simon Bullivant Writer (Additional Material)
    Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
    Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
    Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
    Giles Pilbrow 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
    Ruth Wallace Producer
    Jed Leventhall Executive Producer
    Mykola Pawluk Editor
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer


    Stewart Francis Stand-Up Routine

    Stewart Francis performs a fantastic stand-up routine based on the subject of 'Family'.

    Featuring: Stewart Francis.


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