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 8

Preview clips


Colonel Gadaffi's celebrations & lockerbie bomber
Britain's population boom


Internation Relations - Andy Parsons
Dating - Holly Walsh
Consumer Society - Russell Howard
Health - Stewart Francis

If This Is The Answer...

200 Hours - How many hours Channel 4 have to find because they're axing Big Brother


Rugby blood scandal

Scenes We'd Like To See

Rejected Questions From This Year's Exams

Unlikely Things To Hear On A TV Business Show

Broadcast details

Thursday 3rd September 2009
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 7th September 2009 10:00pm BBC2
Sunday 4th April 2010 9:40pm Dave
Sunday 27th June 2010 9:30pm Dave
Wednesday 1st September 2010 9:00pm Dave
Thursday 11th November 2010 10:20pm Dave
Sunday 1st January 2012 9:00pm Dave
Monday 16th January 2012 10:40pm Dave
Tuesday 17th January 2012 1:35am Dave
Saturday 14th April 2012 10:50pm Dave
Saturday 16th June 2012 10:00pm Dave
Wednesday 12th September 2012 11:00pm Dave
Tuesday 29th January 2013 10:40pm Dave
Wednesday 30th January 2013 1:35am Dave
Tuesday 29th April 2014 10:40pm Dave
Wednesday 30th April 2014 1:40am Dave
Wednesday 3rd September 2014 10:30pm Dave
Thursday 4th September 2014 1:55am Dave
Friday 30th January 2015 12:20am Dave
Friday 30th January 2015 10:20pm Dave
Friday 24th April 2015 10:20pm Dave
Sunday 27th September 2015 2:35am Dave
Sunday 27th September 2015 11:40pm Dave
Monday 14th December 2015 1:00am Dave
Tuesday 15th December 2015 12:10am 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
Stewart Francis Guest
Holly Walsh 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
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer


Rejected Questions from this Year's Exams

Here are some questions you won't see on this year's A-Level papers.

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

Unlikely Things To Hear On A Business Show

Here are some lines that will probably not appear on Dragon's Den.

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

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