The BEST Episodes of Mock the Week

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2020

Network: BBC Two

Mock the Week is a political comedy improv show from the producers of Whose Line Is It Anyway? The series features teams of comedians improvising sketches about current political events in a humorous and satirical manner. Mock the Week stars Dara O'Briain and features regulars Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons who are joined by celebrity guests each week.

Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Stewart Francis, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Zoe Lyons

#1 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Stewart Francis, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Zoe Lyons

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 6, 2009

Host Dara O'Briain is joined by regulars Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons and special guests Stewart Francis and Zoe Lyons.

star 9.23
43 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers: Dan Patterson (Creator), Mark Leveson (Creator)
Milton Jones, Hal Cruttenden, Holly Walsh and Ed Byrne

#2 - Milton Jones, Hal Cruttenden, Holly Walsh and Ed Byrne

Season 12 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 19, 2013

Dara O Briain and the team look back at the last seven days and extract the hilarity with guests Milton Jones, Hal Cruttenden, Holly Walsh and Ed Byrne.

star 9.10
62 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers:
Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Gina Yashere, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Frank Skinner

#3 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Gina Yashere, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Frank Skinner

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 9, 2009

Host Dara O'Briain is joined by regulars Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons and special guests Frank Skinner and Gina Yashere.

star 9.04
50 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers: Dan Patterson (Creator), Mark Leveson (Creator)
Stewart Francis, Seann Walsh, Ava Vidal

#4 - Stewart Francis, Seann Walsh, Ava Vidal

Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 23, 2011

Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis and Andy Parsons laugh at another week's news with guests Chris Addison, Stewart Francis, Seann Walsh and Ava Vidal.

star 8.79
71 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers: Dan Patterson (Creator)
Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Greg Davies, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Lucy Porter

#5 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Greg Davies, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Lucy Porter

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 23, 2009

Host Dara O'Briain is joined by regulars Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons and special guests Greg Davies and Lucy Porter .

star 8.78
81 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers: Dan Patterson (Creator), Mark Leveson (Creator)
Rob Beckett, Ed Byrne, Milton Jones and Zoe Lyons

#6 - Rob Beckett, Ed Byrne, Milton Jones and Zoe Lyons

Season 13 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 9, 2014

Host Dara O Briain and regulars Hugh Dennis and Andy Parsons are joined by Rob Beckett, Ed Byrne, Milton Jones and Zoe Lyons on the topical comedy quiz. The panellists give their take on the week's major news stories and participate in a series of stand-up spots and improvised games.

star 8.75
69 votes
Hugh Dennis, Stewart Francis, Andrew Maxwell, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Andi Osho

#7 - Hugh Dennis, Stewart Francis, Andrew Maxwell, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Andi Osho

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 4, 2010

Dara O Briain and regulars Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons frisk another suspicious-looking week and uncover guests Stewart Francis, Andrew Maxwell and Andi Osho.

star 8.70
44 votes
Series 11 Highlights So Far and Unseen

#8 - Series 11 Highlights So Far and Unseen

Season 11 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 19, 2012

star 8.69
39 votes
Chris Addison, Jack Whitehall, Ed Byrne, Miles Jupp

#9 - Chris Addison, Jack Whitehall, Ed Byrne, Miles Jupp

Season 9 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 7, 2010

Topical comedy show. Dara O Briain and the team look back over another week's events. Featuring guests Chris Addison, Jack Whitehall, Ed Byrne and Miles Jupp.

star 8.67
40 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers: Dan Patterson (Creator)
Clips Show - Best of Series 9 and outtakes

#10 - Clips Show - Best of Series 9 and outtakes

Season 9 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 14, 2010

Dara O Briain, Andy Parsons, Hugh Dennis and Russell Howard and guests return with a special edition featuring the best of the series, outtakes and unseen material.

star 8.67
40 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers: Dan Patterson (Creator)
Hugh Dennis, Milton Jones, David Mitchell, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Ben Norris

#11 - Hugh Dennis, Milton Jones, David Mitchell, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Ben Norris

Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 24, 2009

Hosted by Dara O'Briain, with regulars Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons and Russell Howard joined by guests Milton Jones, David Mitchell and Ben Norris.

star 8.66
44 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers: Dan Patterson (Creator), Mark Leveson (Creator)
Best of Series 6 and Unseen

#12 - Best of Series 6 and Unseen

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 25, 2008

A special compilation show packed full of unseen material, out-takes and best bits from the series. With host Dara O'Briain and regulars Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons and Russell Howard.

star 8.64
42 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers: Dan Patterson (Creator), Mark Leveson (Creator)
Christmas Special

#13 - Christmas Special

Season 11 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 27, 2012

Dara O Briain and the team present an extended Christmas spectacular with a stocking full of hilarious festive treats, out-takes and ghosts of Christmas specials past.

star 8.62
39 votes
Clips Show - Best of Series 4

#14 - Clips Show - Best of Series 4

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 15, 2007

star 8.59
44 votes
Milton Jones, Kevin Bridges, Russell Kane, Patrick Kielty

#15 - Milton Jones, Kevin Bridges, Russell Kane, Patrick Kielty

Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 23, 2010

Dara O Briain and the team look back over another week's events with guests Milton Jones, Kevin Bridges, Russell Kane and Patrick Kielty.

star 8.59
98 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers:
Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Sarah Millican, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, David Mitchell

#16 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Sarah Millican, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, David Mitchell

Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 17, 2009

Hosted by Dara O'Briain, with regulars Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Andy Parsons and Russell Howard joined by guests Sarah Millican and David Mitchell.

star 8.59
46 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers: Dan Patterson (Creator), Mark Leveson (Creator)
Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Stewart Francis, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Ed Byrne

#17 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Stewart Francis, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Ed Byrne

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 13, 2009

Host Dara O'Briain is joined by regulars Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons and special guests Stewart Francis and Ed Byrne.

star 8.57
47 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers: Dan Patterson (Creator), Mark Leveson (Creator)
Chris Addison, Stewart Francis, Ed Byrne

#18 - Chris Addison, Stewart Francis, Ed Byrne

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 22, 2010

Dara O Briain and regulars Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons romp through another week's news with guests Stewart Francis and Ed Byrne.

star 8.56
101 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers:
Milton Jones, Jack Whitehall, Ed Byrne, Micky Flanagan

#19 - Milton Jones, Jack Whitehall, Ed Byrne, Micky Flanagan

Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 7, 2011

Dara O Briain and the team tickle the ribs of another week with guests Ed Byrne, Micky Flanagan, Milton Jones and Jack Whitehall.

star 8.56
104 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers: Dan Patterson (Creator)
Hugh Dennis, Milton Jones, Jack Whitehall, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Holly Walsh

#20 - Hugh Dennis, Milton Jones, Jack Whitehall, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Holly Walsh

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 11, 2010

Dara O Briain and regulars Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons frisk another suspicious-looking week and uncover guests Milton Jones, Jack Whitehall and Holly Walsh.

star 8.53
45 votes
Hugh Dennis, Chris Addison, Sarah Millican, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, John Bishop

#21 - Hugh Dennis, Chris Addison, Sarah Millican, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, John Bishop

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 28, 2010

Dara O Briain and regulars Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons unleash mock and awe on another week with guests Sarah Millican, John Bishop and Chris Addison.

star 8.53
49 votes
Series 12 Compilation

#22 - Series 12 Compilation

Season 12 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 10, 2013

Compilation of the best bits from Series 12.

star 8.52
52 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers:
Clips Show - Best of Series 9 So Far

#23 - Clips Show - Best of Series 9 So Far

Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 29, 2010

A special show featuring all new out-takes and a few best-of clips from the series so far, including a David Cameron Between The Lines round, a newsreel featuring Fabio Capello and the England squad, and discussion about Boris Johnson, the Queen and fo...otball.

star 8.51
99 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers:
Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Greg Proops, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Fred MacAulay

#24 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Greg Proops, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Fred MacAulay

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 28, 2008

Hosted by Dara O'Briain, with regulars Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Andy Parsons and Russell Howard who are joined by guests Greg Proops and Fred MacAulay.

star 8.50
42 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers: Dan Patterson (Creator), Mark Leveson (Creator)
Series 10 Highlights So Far And Unseen

#25 - Series 10 Highlights So Far And Unseen

Season 10 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 14, 2011

Dara O Briain and the team present a special edition of the topical quiz featuring unseen material, show highlights and out-takes with guests including Micky Flanagan, Chris Addison and Milton Jones.

star 8.49
101 votes
Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Writers: Dan Paterson (Creator)