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Newsreel

Name

Newsreel

Participants №

1 or 2

First episode

Series 2, Episode 3

Final episode

N/A

№ of episodes

TBC (Excluding clip shows)

Newsreel is an occasional role-playing round which first appeared in Series 2, Episode 3. It makes appearance often in in episode specials.

Gameplay[]

A video featuring people in the news is played and a panelist does a voice over of what they might be saying. These video clips usually feature the British royal family and politicians.

Participants[]

Hugh Dennis has participated in all editions of Newsreel, in the first two series he was accompanied by Rory Bremner, and on some occasions a guest would join Dennis in the round.

Round name[]

Although the round name is Newsreel it is sometimes called "Royal Commentary" and "Royal Broadcast" when the videos involve the royal family.

Mock the Week – Rounds
Regular rounds Headliners (List) · Spinning The News (List) · If this is the answer, what is the question? (List) · Scenes We'd Like To See · Picture of the Week
Occasional rounds Between The Lines · Newsreel · What On Earth
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