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

Mock The Week

  • TV panel show
  • BBC Two
  • 2005 - 2022
  • 212 episodes (21 series)

Topical panel show taking a satirical look at the week's news. Hosted by Dara O Briain with regular player Hugh Dennis. Also features Andy Parsons, Frankie Boyle, Russell Howard, Rory Bremner and Chris Addison

Episode menu

Series 7, Episode 1

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.

Preview clips

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


Michael Jackson's death


Parenting - Andy Parsons
History - Frank Skinner
Britain's Got Talent - Frankie Boyle
Human Behaviour - Russell Howard


Royal Finances

Scenes We'd Like To See

Things You Wouldn't Hear From A Weather Forecaster

Deleted Lines From Star Trek

Broadcast details

Thursday 9th July 2009
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 12th July 2009 11:35pm BBC2
Friday 2nd April 2010 9:00pm Dave
Saturday 5th June 2010 9:00pm Dave
Saturday 19th June 2010 9:30pm Dave
Wednesday 4th August 2010 9:00pm Dave
Thursday 5th January 2012 9:00pm Dave
Friday 6th January 2012 12:00am Dave
Friday 2nd March 2012 11:40pm Dave
Monday 7th May 2012 9:20pm Dave
Tuesday 8th May 2012 12:50am Dave
Friday 8th June 2012 10:00pm Dave
Saturday 9th June 2012 12:40am Dave
Monday 3rd September 2012 11:00pm Dave
Tuesday 4th September 2012 1:35am Dave
Wednesday 16th January 2013 10:40pm Dave
Thursday 17th January 2013 1:35am Dave
Tuesday 22nd April 2014 11:00pm Dave
Wednesday 23rd April 2014 2:15am Dave
Monday 30th June 2014 11:00pm Dave
Tuesday 1st July 2014 2:55am Dave
Tuesday 18th November 2014 10:40pm Dave
Wednesday 19th November 2014 1:40am Dave
Friday 23rd January 2015 12:20am Dave
Friday 23rd January 2015 10:20pm Dave
Sunday 26th April 2015 10:00pm Dave
Monday 27th April 2015 2:10am Dave
Friday 31st July 2015 10:40pm Dave

Cast & crew

Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Regular Panellist
Andy Parsons Regular Panellist
Frankie Boyle Regular Panellist
Russell Howard Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Gina Yashere Guest
Frank Skinner 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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