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 5 is repeated on Dave tomorrow at 12am.

Series 6, Episode 9

Further details

The show starts asking if '1' is the political answer, what is the question, with discussion quickly following on to the U.S. Republicans convention and the nomination of Sarah Palin, and then the Swiss 'black hole machine'.

The Danger Danger Subatomic Joke Collider round features stand-up material from Frankie on television, Andy on modern living, Russell on drugs, and Michael on grooming.

Then follows the headliners round - a photo of Alistair Darling with the initials D.I.R.B.

The show ends as always with scenes we'd like to see - this week they are 'lines you wouldn't hear in a sci-fi film', and 'things you wouldn't hear on the radio'.

Broadcast details

Thursday 4th 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
    Michael McIntyre Guest
    Lauren Laverne 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
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer

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