Who's on The Mash Report? | Correspondents announced for Nish Kumar's new show © BBC/Endemol Shine

Who's on The Mash Report?

Correspondents announced for Nish Kumar's new show

Some of the reporting team for BBC Two’s new satirical show The Mash Report has been revealed.

Comedians Ellie Taylor, Steve N Allen, Rachel Parris and Andrew Hunter Murray (below) are all involved in the new series, which is hosted by Nish Kumar

Mash Report Kumar Hunter Murray

The show comes from the creators of parody website The Daily Mash, and will run for ten half-hour episodes lampooning  hard news and cultural trends.

The BBC suggests that the sort of stories to be covered in the show will include: Lib Dems To Get Website; Luxury Watch Successfully Impresses Fellow Bell-ends; and There Is No Ball, Admit Table Tennis Players.

BBC Two controller Patrick Holland says the show is  ‘whip-smart, hugely timely and driven by some great new talent’.

Mash Report BBC2

Inspired by satirical US website The Onion, The Daily Mash was founded in 2007 by former Sunday Times business correspondent Neil Rafferty and ex-Scotsman business editor Paul Stokes. It is currently edited by comedy writer and former BBC journalist Tim Telling

The Mash Report starts on July 20 on BBC Two.

Here's a clip from the pilot episode:

Published: 6 Jul 2017

What do you think?

Live comedy picks

Now on NextUp Sponsored


Tom celebrates life for all its sexy little touches, spinning tales of unsung heroes including cheap kettles, friendly perverts and Tupperware. WATCH HERE


The 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee takes us on an absurd and twisting journey through his inner psyche. WATCH HERE

We see you are using AdBlocker software. Chortle relies on advertisers to fund this website so it’s free for you, so we would ask that you disable it for this site. Our ads are non-intrusive and relevant. Help keep Chortle viable.