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 14, Episode 11 is repeated on Dave today at 1:20am.

Series 6, Episode 11

Further details

The show starts asking if '158 years' is the financial news-related answer, what is the question, with discussion quickly following on to the collapses of Lehman Brothers and XL Airways, and then to Newcastle United.

The No Wheel Of News Is Good News round features stand-up material from Andy on U.S. politics, Adam on parenting, Frankie on food and Russell on human behaviour.

Then follows the headliners round - a photo of Gordon Brown with the initials B.F.L.C., and then the conversation continues on a political theme by discussing the Liberal Democrat party conference.

The show ends as always with scenes we'd like to see - this week they are things you wouldn't hear in a travel documentary, and unlikely lines from a TV detective show.

Broadcast details

Thursday 18th 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
    Gina Yashere Guest
    Adam Bloom 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
    Suzanne Gilfillan Executive Producer
    Jed Leventhall Executive Producer
    Mykola Pawluk Editor
    Gareth Heal Editor
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer


    Travel Documentaries

    Things You Wouldn't Hear in a Travel Documentary

    Featuring: Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Gina Yashere, Adam Bloom, Frankie Boyle, Russell Howard.


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