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

The Mash Report

BBC Two comedy satirising the news. 16 episodes (3 series), 2017 - 2018. Stars Nish Kumar, Ellie Taylor, Steve N Allen, Rachel Parris and others.

Another series is in development.

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.

The Mash Report

Topical comedy series for BBC Two, written by the team behind The Daily Mash and hosted by Nish Kumar

Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
2017 - 2018
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
16   (3 series)
Starring
Nish Kumar, Ellie Taylor, Steve N Allen, Rachel Parris, Andrew Hunter Murray, Geoff Norcott, Tom Bell, Jason Forbes and others
Writers
Tim Telling, John Camm, Sarah Campbell, Max Davis, Karen Dickinson, Tom Neenan, Neil Rafferty, Tom Whiteley and others
Director
Chris Howe
Producers
Mark Barrett, Danny Carr, Tom Baker, Chris Stott, Anna Blue, Will Spokes, Pinki Chambers, Alan Tyler, Paul Stokes, Peter Holmes and Ruth Phillips

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, satirical and surreal news show that will keep audiences informed on everything that has happened - or not happened - that week. All with the writers from The Daily Mash.

In front of a live studio audience and with the help of his news team including brilliant comedic talent Ellie Taylor, Steve N Allen and Rachel Parris, they analyse the week's news stories from an unashamedly left-wing standpoint, lampooning everything from hard news to showbiz and zeitgeist cultural phenomena.

Roving reporters will 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 in to this post-truth world we live in.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 20th July 2017 on BBC Two at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 7th December 2018 on BBC Two at 10pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Sunday 9th December 2018 at 11:00pm

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