The Week That Wasn't. Copyright: Avalon Television.

The Week That Wasn't (2018)

Sky One sketch show dubbing over footage. 10 episodes (1 series) in 2018. Stars Alistair McGowan, Matt Forde, Luke Kempner, Jess Robinson and Duncan Wisbey.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 17th May 2018

This week's topics include yanny/laurel; the build-up to the Royal Wedding; and renewed tensions in North Korea about a potential meeting with US President Donald Trump.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 24th May 2018

Topics this week range from the Royal Wedding to the Rolling Stones' latest song.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 31st May 2018

Subjects range from the cancellation of the Trump-Kim meeting to a new BBC Four series of Peter Kay's Car Share and Patrick Stewart on Brexit.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 7th June 2018

David Attenborough imagines a particularly violent meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Meanwhile, Take That announce that they have become a Take That tribute band called 'This & That'; and there's a look at Paloma Faith's new reality show, At Homa With Paloma.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 14th June 2018

Holly and Phil have had a puff of the green; the boys on Love Island discuss their financial savings; and the Trump-Kim meeting finally occurs. The summer's tennis season gets under way, and Trolldark is not amused by a celebrity football match ahead of the World Cup.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 21st June 2018

Donald Trump appoints his new cabinet from a cheerleading squad; the Cheeky Blighters argue over their Panini stickers; David Attenborough releases pigeons to poo on Jeremy Clarkson's car; and the BBC's football World Cup pundits discuss Russian culture.


7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Thursday 28th June 2018

The England team are starting to suffer from their unexpected long stay in Russia; Bear Grylls tries to spend a night in David Walliams's company; Mary Beard has a problem with London builders; and there's rhyme from the French court in Verse-ailles.


8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Thursday 5th July 2018

David Attenborough espouses the positives of grime music; the Duchess of Cornwall visits Radio 2; ITV's football pundits consider the split of Cheryl and Liam Payne; and Nigel Farage has an epiphany.


9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Thursday 12th July 2018

The nation reacts to England being knocked out of the World Cup, whilst Boris Johnson and David Davis have quit Government. In the latest episode of Kim Oop North, the communist dictator talks about his new album.


10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Thursday 19th July 2018

In the week that Helena Bonham Carter's The Crown look is revealed, Piers Morgan interviews Donald Trump aboard his plane; Kim Jong-un meets China's President Xi; Susanna Reid continues to struggle on; and there's a BBC boycott in Orange is the New Black.