Dara O Briain

Mock The Week To End

The BBC has announced that the upcoming episodes of Mock the Week - beginning this autumn - are to be the show’s last as the satirical series ends its time on BBC Two after 17 years, 21 series and 235 episodes.
Sometimes surprising, occasionally controversial but always funny, Mock the Week’s unique combination of topical discussion, stand up segments and performance rounds has provided an


Dara O Briain Announces New Tour

Dara O Briain is back on tour with a brand new live stand-up show.  So… Where Were We?’ will see Dara travel across the UK in 2022, kicking off in March with dates right through until December, including London’s Eventim Apollo on Saturday 15th October. 


Dara O Briain Fronts Million Pound Quiz

A one-million-pound jackpot is up for grabs in Channel 4’s newest quiz, One & Six Zeros.

Mighty Productions Scotland have been commissioned to make the six-episode series in which teams of three players start with £1,000,000 and must answer seven general knowledge questions correctly to keep the jackpot intact. Each right answer locks in a digit of the One & Six Zeros.


Greenwich Comedy Festival Line-Up Announced

the line-up for this year's Greenwich Comedy Festival has bee announced.
Among those appearing are Tom Allen, stand-up master Dara O’Briain, multi-award winning Sara Pascoe, The Mash Report’s Nish Kumar, BAFTA nominee Mae Martin, the fast-rising Phil Wang and many more outrageously good comedians.


TV Preview: Mock The Week Christmas Special

You can be sure to get some much needed laughs from the Mock The Week episode airing on Monday night.

Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis feature in a special edition of the topical comedy show featuring seasonal material, fond favourites and previously unseen bits. Here's hoping they weren't originally edited out because they weren't funny enough.


Interview: Dara O'Briain On Mock The Week

Mock the Week will return to BBC Two at 10pm on Thursday 22nd October 2020. 

The series will run until February 2nd 2021, with a short break in December between episodes airing on 10th December 2020 and January 14th 2021.

Below Dara O'Briain reveals his thoughts on the long-running comedy show.


News: Dara O Briain To Host New BBC Game Show

Dara O Briain is to present a new BBC game show. The Family Brain Games follows eight families from all walks of life as they come together in a specially designed ‘games lab’ to compete in the ultimate test of intelligence.


News: Dara O Briain To Front Rebooted Blockbusters

Comedy Central has commissioned a comedy reboot of the cult quiz gameshow format Blockbusters, with two series set to be recorded in early 2019. Dara O’Briain is confirmed to host the new version.


News: Dara O Briain Extends His Tour Due To Massive Demand

Due to phenomenal public demand, Dara Ó Briain is extending his Voice Of Reason tour throughout spring 2019. These newly announced dates include another 16 UK tour dates as well as the addition of 22 European tour dates. Armed with his supersonic wit and provocative observations, the master of audience interaction will perform across Scandinavia, Iceland, Estonia, Denmark, Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands this spring. 


News: Mock The Week Returns

Mock the Week will return for its seventeenth series on BBC Two next month. To mark the momentous occasion series regulars, host Dara O Briain and panellist Hugh Dennis, adopted a ministerial power stance (see picture)

New names lined up to appear on the long-running comedy series include Darren Harriott, Suzi Ruffell, London Hughes, Desiree Burch, Rachel Parris, Geoff Norcott and Icelandic stand-up star Ari Eldjarn.


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