Mock the Week (2005– )

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Series cast summary:
Dara O'Briain ...
 Himself - Host (128 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Himself (128 episodes, 2005-2014)
Andy Parsons ...
 Himself (122 episodes, 2005-2014)
Russell Howard ...
 Himself (66 episodes, 2006-2012)
Frankie Boyle ...
 Himself (65 episodes, 2005-2012)
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On 2 October 2009, Frankie Boyle announced he was leaving the show to concentrate on other projects. It was announced to the public via Facebook on the "Mock the Week" fan page, and later confirmed by the BBC. Fans of the star soon rallied around to get him to stay, and a popular Facebook group was made straight away, showing how strongly the fans felt about Boyle and his place on the show. However, Boyle has since criticised both the show's production team, and the BBC Trust. He claims that the show did not cover enough major news stories and was too restrictive on his risque comedy act, as the producers and the BBC Trust were afraid of "frightening the horses". See more »

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Frankie Boyle: Having a gang-bang in Scotland in the winter is like playing Pass The Parcel: there's that many layers!
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Absolutely hilarious
19 June 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Rarely do you find a topical series in the united kingdom that is this funny. initially there was "have i got news for you", a series with similar ideas yet less improvisation and with fewer "laugh out loud" gags.

This series is not a afraid to push the boundaries and explore taboos that might perhaps be overlooked in other programs - Rory Bremner's impersonations are outstanding and stand out above the rest, and the special guests add an extra ingredient that make this satirical series utterly compelling, i look forward to the next instalment even as the credits roll.

Recommended for those who are and are not interested in politics


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