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 - 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.

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

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
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


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: Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Zoe Lyons, Frankie Boyle, Russell Howard.

Series 7 Outtakes

Dara O'Briain mucks up some of the links, and Adam Hills takes his leg off.

Featuring: Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Adam Hills, Frankie Boyle, Russell Howard.


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