Mock the Week (2005– )

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Dara O'Briain ...
 Himself - Host (135 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Himself (135 episodes, 2005-2014)
Andy Parsons ...
 Himself (129 episodes, 2005-2014)
Russell Howard ...
 Himself (66 episodes, 2006-2012)
Frankie Boyle ...
 Himself (65 episodes, 2005-2012)
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A comedic look at current events.

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5 June 2005 (UK)  »

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Mock the Week... Again  »

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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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Hugh Dennis: Viewers of a nervous disposition may be interested to know that your television is off and I am speaking to you from inside your head...
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Referenced in Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle: London (2014) See more »

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News of the World
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Pure Genius!!!
7 May 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This incredible programme that has been aired on the BBC over the past three years combines the hilarious satirical comedy of Have I Got News For You with the witty improvisational skills of Whose Line Is It Anyway? to create what is - in my opinion - the ultimate panel show - Mock the Week.

The regulars are some of the finest comedians in the country at this moment in time; Frankie Boyle is simply a comic master, generating hysterical laughter from his frequently funny cracks at the leaders of the country; Hugh Dennis is a very skilled impressionist who comes up with unbelievably quick improvisations; Andy Parsons is probably the best satirist on TV; and Russell Howard happens to be one of the brightestup-and-coming talents around.

David Mitchell, Ed Byrne and Jo Brand make regular appearances, and Dara O'Brian is the perfect presenter for a show of this quality.

Tune into Mock the Week next time it's on Dave or the BBC to watch the funniest thing you've ever seen. Trust me - you'll be dying with laughter.


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