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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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Team Captain: [Rory is Tony Blair giving a speech; Hugh is translating] As Prime Minister, it is my duty to protect the people of this nation.
Hugh Dennis: Whoops!
Team Captain: Many nights I've lain awake, gazing into the abyss...
Hugh Dennis: I wish Cherie would sleep with her mouth closed.
Team Captain: I know that a lot of people have been wondering when I'm going to retire...
Hugh Dennis: I know Gordon has been wondering when I'm going to retire...
Team Captain: I'm sure that one day, Gordon will make a great leader...
Hugh Dennis: ...of the Opposition...
Team Captain: But I'm not a king-maker. There will be a...
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News of the World
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Brilliant
3 February 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is one of the funniest programmes on TV. It doesn't matter that some parts are scripted, the delivery of the lines is timed perfectly and anyone with a sense of humour will be laughing out loud. The guests have a brilliant banter going on, and the stand-up challenges are hilarious.

The guests aren't the same every week, adding variety and all the panelists have a different type of humour to offer the audience. Dara O'Brain is brilliant, he seems to fit the part of a host excellently, and the panelists who are there every week (Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle and Andy Parsons) are amazingly funny, with humour that should cater for everyone's tastes.


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