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 17, Episode 8 is repeated on Dave on Friday at 11:20pm.

Series 6, Episode 3

Further details

Join host Dara O'Briain and regulars Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Andy Parsons and Russell Howard, with newcomers to the show Greg Davies and Danielle Ward.

The show starts with the headliners round, and the panel coming up with suggestions for the initials B.G.I.D. Then follows discussion about the Ministry Of Defence losing laptop computers, and thoughts on Dwaine Chambers. The 24-hour-binge-joking-epidemic round features stand-up material from Andy, Greg, Frankie and Russell. Then the comedians try to figure out what is the question if the answer is 'cheese, wine and rubbish', and the show ends with unlikely lines from a superhero movie and unlikely letters for an agony aunt to receive.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 24th July 2008
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
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
Greg Davies Guest
Danielle Ward Guest
Writing team
Simon Bullivant 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
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