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.
Recording at Elstree Film Studios. Tickets

Press Clippings

Have I Got News For You and The Mash Report reviewed

Many people have had to get used to working from home in recent weeks, and purveyors of topical quips are not exempt, with both Have I Got News For You and The Mash Report returning last night.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 4th April 2020

The Mash Report: making a satire in isolation

Stripped of its studio and any cast and crew interaction, Zeppotron ripped up the rule book for its comedy.

Jesse Whittock, Broadcast, 3rd April 2020

The Daily Mash reports record figures

Satirical website The Daily Mash, the stie that lead to the TV series The Mash Report, has reported record traffic, declaring 1.9million visits in the first week.

Chortle, 2nd April 2020

Nish Kumar interview

Nish Kumar will be recapping the headlines as his satirical and surreal news show The Mash Report returns to BBC Two on Friday for a fourth season. The comic talks to us about making the hit, and how coronavirus might affect it.

The Irish News, 1st April 2020

Mash Report to be self-filmed from home

The BBC has announced details of new and altered entertainment programming, including the next series of The Mash Report to be filmed at the stars' respective homes.

British Comedy Guide, 24th March 2020

Nish Kumar on polarised politics

The presenter of The Mash Report said he doesn't give Labour such a hard time because: "I'm not sure those people need to be further beat up".

Anita Singh, The Telegraph, 24th March 2020

Mash hits: these bite-size packages from the enthusiastic but scattershot news spoof seem suspiciously like filler to push sombre 9/11 drama The Looming Tower round to the hour. But they are also a useful reminder of the comedic chops of newsdesk pairing Ellie Taylor and Steve N Allen.

Graeme Virtue, The Guardian, 31st May 2019

BAFTA TV Awards nominations

Derry Girls, Mum, Sally4Ever, Stath Lets Flats and Car Share are amongst the comedy-related nominations in the 2019 BAFTA TV Awards and BAFTA Craft Awards.

British Comedy Guide, 28th March 2019

Daily Mash publisher bought for £1.2m

The firm that owns satirical news website the Daily Mash is changing hands for £1.2m.

BBC, 8th February 2019

Mash Report: 'comedy' more like Corbyn Party Political

Is there anything less funny than BBC comedy?

Charlotte Gill, Daily Mail, 16th December 2018