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. 183 episodes (18 series), 2005 - 2019. Stars Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Frankie Boyle and others.

Series 14, Episode 7 is repeated on Dave tomorrow at 12am.

Press Clippings

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2018 shortlist

The shortlisted TV and radio shows for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2018 have been announced. 60 programmes are now in the running for the Comedy Of The Year title.

British Comedy Guide, 21st January 2019

Dara O'Briain on why comedians are reluctant to do MTW

Mock The Week has been a TV comedy staple for well over a decade. But, its host explains, comedians aren't always enthusiastic to appear.

Steven McIntosh, BBC, 25th September 2018

Dara O Briain resumes his role as referee in the news-based bunfight that continues to make us laugh. Hugh Dennis and this week's panellists Angela Barnes, Ed Gamble, Rhys James, Nish Kumar and Tiff Stevenson review what will surely prove to be another eventful week.

Mike Bradley, The Guardian, 7th September 2018

Deborah Frances-White to be MTW's 100th panellist

Australian comedian Deborah Frances-White will become the 100th panellist to appear on BBC comedy programme Mock the Week when the show returns to screens in the autumn.

The Daily Express, 9th August 2018

The panel show with a topical tinge looks back on another eventful week in world events, including the unfolding dramas of England's World Cup exploits in Russia. Host Dara O Briain and regular Hugh Dennis welcome guest panellists Angela Barnes, Desiree Burch, Ed Byrne, Glenn Moore and the ever-surreal Milton Jones.

Mark Gibbings-Jones, The Guardian, 28th June 2018

Dara O Briain returns for a new series with another panel of comedians applying their special brand of pseudo-satire to all matters newsworthy. Mockery mainstay Hugh Dennis is joined by returning panellists James Acaster, Angela Barnes, Ed Gamble and Zoe Lyons, while rising star Darren Harriott, whose 2017 Edinburgh show was highly recommended by the Guardian, makes his series debut.

Mark Gibbings-Jones, The Guardian, 7th June 2018

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2017 shortlist

The shortlisted TV and radio shows for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2017 have been announced. 60 programmes are in the running for the Comedy Of The Year title.

British Comedy Guide, 15th January 2018

Preview - Mock the Week: election special

Returning for its thirteenth series, Dara O Briain accompanies our late nights once more with comedy news show, Mock The Week. Tonight's timely episode is an election special talking all things, May, Corbyn and those folks from UKIP.

Eloise Craven-Todd, On The Box, 8th June 2017

Mock The Week to return on General Election day

Series 16 of topical BBC Two comedy show Mock The Week will start on TV as polling booths close on the General Election.

British Comedy Guide, 27th April 2017

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2016 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2016 have been revealed. 60 shows are in the running for the Comedy Of The Year title. Voting is now open.

British Comedy Guide, 16th January 2017