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

The Mash Report

BBC Two comedy satirising the news. 28 episodes (4 series), 2017 - 2020. Stars Nish Kumar, Ellie Taylor, Steve N Allen, Rachel Parris and others.

Another series is in development.
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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

Left-wing topical comedy series inspired by website The Daily Mash and hosted by Nish Kumar

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Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
2017 - 2020
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
28   (4 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
Directors
Chris Howe and Barbara Wiltshire
Producers
Mark Barrett, Russell Balkind, Danny Carr, Tom Baker and Lucy Topping

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.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 20th July 2017 on BBC Two at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 8th May 2020 on BBC Two at 10pm
Last repeat
Wednesday 6th May 2020 at 10:30pm

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