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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Series 6, Episode 8

With guests Greg Proops and Fred MacAulay.

Further details

This episode of the show features guests Greg Proops and Fred MacAulay. The show starts asking if '1,433 days' is the answer, what is the question, with discussion quickly following on to the closing of the Olympic Games and London's part of the ceremony. The Newsacalifragilisticexpialidocious round features stand-up material from Andy on health, Greg on George Bush, Fred on the modern man, and Frankie on children. Then follows the head liners round - a photo of the Clintons with the initials C.A.D.C, and chat about the current U.S. Democrats convention in Denver, and then moving on to the topic of jellyfish. The show ends as always with scenes we'd like to see - this episode they are unlikely greetings cards, and things you didn't hear at the Olympics.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 28th August 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 Proops Guest
Fred MacAulay 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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