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 7

Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: Frankie Boyle, Gina Yashere, Hugh Dennis, Dara O Briain, Russell Howard, Frank Skinner, Andy Parsons. Copyright: Angst Productions.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 9th July 2009

Host Dara O'Briain is joined by regulars Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons and special guests Frank Skinner and Gina Yashere.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 16th July 2009

With Rhod Gilbert and Tom Stade.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 23rd July 2009

With Greg Davies and Lucy Porter.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 30th July 2009

With guest stand-ups Adam Hills and Alun Cochrane.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 6th August 2009

With guest stand-ups Stewart Francis and Zoe Lyons.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 13th August 2009

With guests Ed Byrne and Stewart Francis.

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Highlights Special

First broadcast: Thursday 20th August 2009

At the halfway point in the series, Dara O'Briain presents a special show featuring unseen material and favourite bits from the series so far.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Thursday 27th August 2009

With Fred MacAulay and Seann Walsh.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Thursday 3rd September 2009

With Holly Walsh and Stewart Francis.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Thursday 10th September 2009

With guests Jack Whitehall and Ed Byrne.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Thursday 17th September 2009

With David Mitchell and Sarah Millican.

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11. Episode Eleven

First broadcast: Thursday 24th September 2009

With guests David Mitchell and Milton Jones. Studio warm-up man Ben Norris stands in for an ill Frankie Boyle.


Christmas Special

First broadcast: Tuesday 22nd December 2009

Special festive edition of the topical show with Dara O Briain and his little helpers - Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons.