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

The Mash Report

BBC Two comedy satirising the news, hosted by Nish Kumar. 10 episodes (2 series), 2017 - 2018. Stars Nish Kumar, Ellie Taylor, Steve N Allen, Rachel Parris and others.

Next new episode is on Thursday at 10pm. Series 2, Episode 2
Catch-up on Episode 1 on BBC iPlayer

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

2017 - 2018
10   (2 series)
Nish Kumar, Ellie Taylor, Steve N Allen, Rachel Parris, Andrew Hunter Murray, Tom Bell, Jason Forbes, Greig Johnson and others
Tim Telling, John Camm, Sarah Campbell, Max Davis, Karen Dickinson, Tom Neenan, Neil Rafferty, Tom Whiteley and others
Chris Howe
Mark Barrett, Danny Carr, 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 will analyse the week's news stories, brilliantly 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.

Nish Kumar says: "After a year of political shocks, perhaps the biggest and most alarming is that I will be hosting a topical comedy show on BBC Two. My sincere hope is that by the time the show starts the UK will have formed a government for us to satirise."

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