Mock the Week (2005– )

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Dara O'Briain ...
 Himself - Host (122 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Himself (122 episodes, 2005-2013)
Andy Parsons ...
 Himself (116 episodes, 2005-2013)
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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David Mitchell: [Unlikely things to hear at the Oscars] And the winner is... Ross Kemp!
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Referenced in The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2008) See more »

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News of the World
Performed by The Jam
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Great Show with Quick Witted Comedians
6 January 2008 | by (Bristol, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have to say I completely disagree with the previous comment. Mock the Week brings modern humour for adults to our screens in a brilliant manner. All the comedians bar one are fantastic; Andy Parsons does have the most irritating voice and is incredibly predictable with what he is going to say.

Dara O'Briain is a brilliant presenter and ties the show together really well.

Frankie Boyle though unbelievably politically incorrect makes me laugh without fail every time he speaks.

Hugh Dennis and Russell Howard are fantastic as well, a personal favourite of mine was when Hugh voiced over a video clip of the Duke of Edinburgh - definitely a must see! The female guests who appear on the show are not funny in the slightest which is a real shame.

All in all this is show is brilliant with some of today's best comedians finding the funny sides of today's news.


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