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

The Mash Report

BBC Two comedy satirising the news. 22 episodes (3 series), 2017 - 2019. Stars Nish Kumar, Ellie Taylor, Steve N Allen, Rachel Parris and others.

Another series is in development.

Series 2, Episode 5

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.

Broadcast details

Friday 30th 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
    Jason Forbes Ensemble Actor
    Freya Parker Ensemble Actor
    Guest cast
    Desiree Burch Self
    Sebastian Shemirani (as Sebastian 'Baz' Shemirani) Self
    Steve Topple Self
    Alistair Green Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    Tim Telling Writer
    John Camm Writer
    Sarah Campbell Writer
    Max Davis Writer
    Tom Neenan Writer
    Neil Rafferty Writer
    Tom Whiteley Writer
    Fiona Pearce Writer
    Ahir Shah Writer
    Tom Birts Writer
    Robin Morgan Writer
    Production team
    Barbara Wiltshire 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
    Paul King VT Producer
    Paul Cope Editor
    Steve Andrews Editor
    Chris Clark Editor
    Johnny Saunders Editor
    Andrew Gates Production Designer
    Nigel Catmur Lighting Designer
    Sam Gale Composer

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