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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.

Series 2, Episode 2

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.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd November 2018
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Ellie Taylor Newsreader Susan
Steve N Allen Newsreader Tom
Rachel Parris Rachel / Emma
Tom Bell Ensemble Actor
Greig Johnson Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Desiree Burch Self
Writing team
Tim Telling Writer
John Camm Writer
Sarah Campbell Writer
Max Davis Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Neil Rafferty Writer
Tom Whiteley Writer
Alex Worrall Writer
Adam Baird Writer
Sara Gibbs Writer
Ahir Shah Writer
Tom Birts Writer
Robin Morgan Writer
Production team
Chris Howe Director
Mark Barrett Series Producer
Tom Baker Producer
Chris Stott Executive Producer
Pinki Chambers Executive Producer
Paul Stokes Executive Producer
Peter Holmes Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer


Man Obsessed with Britishness

The Mash Report presents its own take on identity politics.

Featuring: Ellie Taylor (Newsreader Susan), Tom Bell, Greig Johnson.

Don't worry guys! Chancellor's new budget ends austerity!

The Mash Report responds to the 2018 Budget.

Featuring: Ellie Taylor (Newsreader Susan).

Should we just give up on climate change?

Rachel Parris examines how we're doing in terms of climate change.

Featuring: Nish Kumar, Rachel Parris (Rachel / Emma).

Will the U.S midterms be a feminist revolution?

Desiree Burch joins Nish to talk about the state of American politics.

Featuring: Nish Kumar, Desiree Burch.

The Far Right

Nish Kumar talks about the rise of the far right.

Featuring: Nish Kumar.


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