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

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Series 8, Episode 1

Dara O'Briain and regulars Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons return for a new series with guests Milton Jones, Patrick Kielty and Mark Watson joining in the mocking.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Thursday 21st January 2010
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 22nd January 2010 10:00pm BBC2
Wednesday 27th January 2010 11:45pm BBC3
Tuesday 5th October 2010 10:40pm Dave
Friday 8th October 2010 10:40pm Dave
Thursday 3rd March 2011 10:00pm BBC2
Friday 4th March 2011 9:00pm Dave
Tuesday 5th April 2011 10:00pm Dave
Sunday 31st July 2011 9:00pm Dave
Wednesday 30th November 2011 10:00pm BBC2
Monday 26th March 2012 11:00pm Dave
Tuesday 27th March 2012 1:30am Dave
Sunday 21st October 2012 9:00pm Dave
Tuesday 18th December 2012 11:00pm Dave
Friday 5th April 2013 10:40pm Dave
Saturday 6th April 2013 2:30am Dave
Monday 17th June 2013 11:00pm Dave
Sunday 13th October 2013 10:40pm Dave
Friday 6th December 2013 10:00pm Dave
Saturday 7th December 2013 1:30am Dave
Saturday 27th December 2014 9:00pm Dave
Monday 9th March 2015 9:40pm Dave
Tuesday 10th March 2015 2:25am Dave
Tuesday 9th June 2015 10:00pm Dave
Monday 18th January 2016 11:00pm Dave
Monday 25th April 2016 12:40am Dave
Monday 25th April 2016 9:40pm Dave
Monday 19th September 2016 2:25am Dave
Wednesday 3rd January 2018 12:20am Dave
Wednesday 3rd January 2018 2:20am Dave
Saturday 5th May 2018 1:20am Dave
Sunday 9th September 2018 12:15am Dave
Monday 24th December 2018 2:15am Dave
Monday 24th December 2018 10:20pm Dave
Tuesday 16th April 2019 10:20pm Dave
Tuesday 3rd September 2019 1:20am Dave

Cast & crew

Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Regular Panellist
Andy Parsons Regular Panellist
Russell Howard Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Mark Watson Guest
Milton Jones Guest
Patrick Kielty Guest
Writing team
Simon Bullivant Writer (Additional Material)
Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Punt Writer (Additional Material)
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Meryl O'Rourke Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Geraldine Dowd Director
Dan Patterson Series Producer
Ewan Phillips Producer
Ruth Wallace Producer
Suzanne Gilfillan Executive Producer
Jed Leventhall Executive Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer


Unlikely Things to Hear on a TV Election Debate

Here is some stuff that Brown, Cameron and Clegg won't be saying.

Featuring: Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard, Dara O Briain, Andy Parsons, Milton Jones, Patrick Kielty & Mark Watson.

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