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.

Series 2

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 26th October 2018

With robust reporting and up-to-the-minute analysis, Nish Kumar and a team of correspondents keep you up to date with everything that has happened - or not happened - this week.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 2nd November 2018

In the week of the Budget, Nish comments on investigations into UKIP donor Arron Banks; Rachel Parris looks at climate change and the environment; and Desiree Burch talks about the upcoming US mid-term elections.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 9th November 2018

Geoff Norcott returns to the show to address the real Westminster question: where are the Liberal Democrats? There's also a look at the US mid-term elections, and Ahir Shah is in the studio to discuss the inter-generational housing crisis.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 23rd November 2018

Rachel responds to accusations that The Mash Report is biased; Geoff Norcott reports on Brexit and how the Prime Minister's Draft Withdrawal Agreement is being received; and Andrew Hunter Murray discusses food and nutrition in the wake of Brexit.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 30th November 2018

This week Rachel talks about acceptable behaviour online; Nish talks about far-right political success in continental Europe; and Fin Taylor explores compromise and discussions across the political divide. Desiree Burch is in the studio to talk US politics.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 7th December 2018

In the last episode of the series, Nish and Catherine Bohart address the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and Northern Irish border; Rachel looks at MPs' PR disasters and public funding shortfalls; and Geoff Norcott investigates businesses aligning themselves with the latest popular causes and politically correct issues.


Series 2 trailer

Here are the headlines.

Featuring: Nish Kumar, Ellie Taylor (Newsreader Susan), Steve N Allen (Newsreader Tom).