A comedic look at current events.
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Series cast summary:
...  Himself - Host 180 episodes, 2005-2018
...  Himself 180 episodes, 2005-2018
...  Himself 140 episodes, 2005-2015
...  Himself 65 episodes, 2005-2012
...  Himself 66 episodes, 2006-2012
...  Himself 76 episodes, 2006-2018
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A comedic look at current events.

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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: The band was Showaddywaddy!
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Featured in The 100 Greatest Stand Ups 2010 (2010) See more »

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News of the World
Performed by The Jam
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Mock the Week: Smart and Funny
1 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

Personally, I find Mock the Week to be a very funny, clever show. Some of the comedians are funny all of the time, all of them are funny some of the time. Russel Howard and Frankie Boyle in particular are consistently brilliant. I live in the US and so don't get every one of the cultural references, but I still love the show. They're so talented that I don't even have to be familiar with the politician being lampooned to have a good laugh. The jokes range from insightful wit to sexual pun, but they always keep me laughing.

Be sure to look for the scenes which were not included during the regular season, they often consist of some of the best material of all.


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