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

Mock The Week

BBC Two panel show about the news. 188 episodes (20 series), 2005 - 2021. Stars Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Frankie Boyle and others.

Returns Thursday 13th May at 10pm. Episode Guide
Series 15, Episode 6 is repeated on Dave today at 10pm.
Recording at Zoom (Virtual). Tickets

Series 6, Episode 5

Host Dara O'Briain is joined by regulars Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Andy Parsons and Russell Howard. With guests Ed Byrne and Zoe Lyons.

Further details

The show starts with the headliners round, and the panel coming up with suggestions for the initials B.M.C.B. Then follows discussion about the leaders of the Labour party and of our country - past, present and future, and a newsreel round with Hugh featuring footage of Tories Boris Johnson and David Cameron. Aleksander Solzhenitsyn's Wheel Of News round features stand-up material from Ed, Zoe, Andy and Frankie. Then the comedians try to figure out what is the sport-related question if the answer is '85,000 miles', and the scenes we'd like to see that end the show are bad things to say at a job interview, and things you wouldn't hear on Songs Of Praise.

Broadcast details

Thursday 7th August 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
Zoe Lyons Guest
Writing team
Simon Bullivant Writer (Additional Material)
Rob Colley 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


Things You Wouldn't Hear on Songs of Praise

Scenes We'd Like To See - Things You Wouldn't Hear on Songs of Praise. Frankie Boyle's first line is ace.

Featuring: Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Ed Byrne, Zoe Lyons, Frankie Boyle, Russell Howard.


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