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 - 2021
  • 194 episodes (20 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

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Series 7 - Highlights Special

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.

Preview clips

Further details


Outtake: Frankie claps too early during intro

Silvio Berlusconi and G8 Leaders (From Episode 7.2)

Hugh .v. a goose (Un-seen from Episode 7.2)

Esther Rantzen (Un-seen from Episode 7.5)

Hugh voices over G8 footage (Un-seen from Episode 7.1)

Electric Ants (Un-seen from Episode 7.5)

Royal Finances & Dara's Fitness & Wimbledon (From Episode 7.1)

Outtake: Dara strugles to say 'Andy Roddick' & introduce stand-up round

Outtake: Adam Hills takes off his leg

Things You Wouldn't Hear From A Weather Forecaster (From Episode 7.1)

Deleted Lines From A Fantasy Film (From Episode 7.3)

Broadcast details

Thursday 20th August 2009
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 24th August 2009 10:00pm BBC2
Saturday 3rd April 2010 11:00pm Dave
Friday 25th June 2010 9:30pm Dave
Wednesday 25th August 2010 9:00pm Dave
Thursday 28th October 2010 9:00pm Dave
Wednesday 19th January 2011 10:20pm Dave
Thursday 19th January 2012 9:00pm Dave
Friday 20th January 2012 12:00am Dave
Thursday 29th March 2012 10:00pm Dave
Friday 30th March 2012 12:40am Dave
Wednesday 16th May 2012 9:40pm Dave
Thursday 17th May 2012 1:00am Dave
Friday 25th January 2013 11:00pm Dave
Saturday 26th January 2013 2:00am Dave
Saturday 3rd May 2014 9:00pm Dave
Wednesday 10th December 2014 2:00am Dave
Sunday 11th January 2015 10:40pm Dave
Tuesday 7th April 2015 11:40pm Dave
Wednesday 8th April 2015 3:25am Dave
Friday 16th October 2015 2:05am Dave
Friday 16th October 2015 11:20pm Dave
Thursday 5th November 2015 11:20pm 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
Ed Byrne Guest
Adam Hills Guest
Rhod Gilbert Guest
Alun Cochrane Guest
Lucy Porter Guest
Greg Davies Guest
Zoe Lyons Guest
Stewart Francis Guest
Frank Skinner Guest
Tom Stade 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
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer


Electric Ants

An un-seen round from episode Episode 7.5, in which the team discuss Electric Super Ants. This footage will be broadcast in the Series 7 highlights special tonight.

Featuring: Frankie Boyle & Hugh Dennis.

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