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. 182 episodes (19 series), 2005 - 2021. Stars Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Frankie Boyle and others.

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Further details

The show starts with the topic of sport and if '9' is the answer, what is the question, with discussion about the British success in the Olympics games so far.

The Chariots Of News round features stand-up material from Lucy on leisure, Andy on technology, Frankie on animals, and Russell on British society.

Then follows the headliners round - a photo of David Cameron on a bike with the initials C.S.B.S, and chat about moving from the north to south, and the ongoing troubles with Russia and Georgia.

The show ends as always with scenes we'd like to see - this week it's questions that were rejected from this year's exams, and lines you wouldn't hear in a costume drama.

Broadcast details

Thursday 21st 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
David Mitchell Guest
Lucy Porter 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


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