The Mash Report. Nish Kumar. Copyright: Princess Productions
The Mash Report

The Mash Report

  • TV comedy
  • BBC Two
  • 2017 - 2020
  • 28 episodes (4 series)

Topical comedy series inspired by website The Daily Mash and hosted by Nish Kumar. Also features Ellie Taylor, Steve N Allen, Rachel Parris, Andrew Hunter Murray, Geoff Norcott and more.

  1. 28th October via British Comedy Guide: Nish Kumar in "shock" departure from Late Night Mash
The Mash Report. Image shows from L to R: Jason Forbes, Newsreader Tom (Steve N Allen), Newsreader Susan (Ellie Taylor), Nish Kumar, Pierre Novellie, Rachel / Emma (Rachel Parris), Andrew Hunter Murray, Greig Johnson. Copyright: Princess Productions

Key details

Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
2017 - 2020
Channels
BBC Two
Episodes
28 (4 series)
Stars
Nish Kumar, Ellie Taylor, Steve N Allen, Rachel Parris, Andrew Hunter Murray, Geoff Norcott, Tom Bell, Jason Forbes and more
Writers
Tim Telling, John Camm, Sarah Campbell, Max Davis, Karen Dickinson, Tom Neenan, Neil Rafferty, Tom Whiteley and more
Directors
Chris Howe and Barbara Wiltshire
Producers
Mark Barrett, Russell Balkind, Danny Carr, Tom Baker, Lucy Topping, Chris Stott, Anna Blue, Will Spokes and more
Companies

With the onset of Brexit, Trump and indeed the dab, we are in the midst of the most unprecedented political and world events in recent history.

Luckily, comedian Nish Kumar is on hand with The Mash Report - a lightning-quick, topical comedy series that comments on everything that has happened - or not happened - in the past week, created by the writers of website The Daily Mash.

With the help of his news team - including Ellie Taylor, Steve N Allen and Rachel Parris - he analyses the week's news stories from an unashamedly left-wing standpoint, lampooning everything from hard news to showbiz and zeitgeist cultural phenomena.

Roving reporters deliver special reports giving robust and up to the minute analysis of the headlines that really matter - Lib Dems To Get Website; Luxury Watch Successfully Impresses Fellow Bell-ends; There Is No Ball, Admit Table Tennis Players - giving a fascinating insight into the post-truth world we live in.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 20th July 2017 at 10pm on BBC Two
Most recent repeats
  • Thursday 10th December 2020 at 10:30pm on BBC2
  • Thursday 3rd December 2020 at 10:30pm on BBC2
  • Thursday 26th November 2020 at 10:35pm on BBC2

Recording details

  • The London Studios - Series 1 and 2
  • Pinewood Studios - Series 3
  • Elstree Film Studios - Series 4

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