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 6

With guests Ed Byrne and Stewart Francis.

Preview clips


Bill Clinton and North Korea

Peter Mandelson on holiday


Global Warming - Andy Parsons
Celebrity - Ed Byrne
Royal Family - Russell Howard
Relationships - Stewart Francis

If This Is The Answer...

Once A Minute - Government Surveillance, CCTV etc

Scenes We'd Like To See

Bad Things To Hear At The Psychiatrists

Unlikely Things To Hear On A TV Talent Show

Broadcast details

Thursday 13th August 2009
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 16th August 2009 10:50pm BBC2
Saturday 3rd April 2010 10:20pm Dave
Sunday 4th April 2010 11:40pm Dave
Monday 5th April 2010 9:40pm Dave
Sunday 13th June 2010 9:30pm Dave
Thursday 24th June 2010 9:30pm Dave
Wednesday 30th March 2011 11:00pm Dave
Thursday 22nd March 2012 10:00pm Dave
Friday 23rd March 2012 12:40am Dave
Wednesday 16th May 2012 9:00pm Dave
Thursday 17th May 2012 12:20am Dave
Wednesday 13th June 2012 10:00pm Dave
Monday 10th September 2012 11:00pm Dave
Tuesday 11th September 2012 1:35am Dave
Sunday 4th November 2012 9:40pm Dave
Wednesday 23rd January 2013 10:40pm Dave
Thursday 24th January 2013 2:00am Dave
Tuesday 9th December 2014 10:00pm Dave
Wednesday 15th July 2015 10:20pm Dave
Wednesday 11th November 2015 1:00am Dave
Thursday 12th November 2015 10:00pm Dave
Wednesday 2nd December 2015 1:10am Dave
Sunday 27th December 2015 1:20am 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
Ed Byrne Guest
Stewart Francis 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


Bad Things to Hear at the Psychiatrist's

Some things you do not want to hear from your psychiatrist.

Featuring: Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard, Dara O Briain, Andy Parsons, Ed Byrne & Stewart Francis.

Unlikely Things To Hear On A TV Talent Show

The team suggest some things you wouldn't hear on the likes of X Factor and Britain's Got Talent.

Featuring: Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard, Andy Parsons, Ed Byrne & Stewart Francis.

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