Dara Ó Briain takes aim at right-wing critics and ‘terrible idea’ of Brexit | The Guardian

Mock the Week host also says people ‘should fight to protect the BBC’ as series draws to a close after 17 years

Comment: Mock The Week was never part of the culture wars. We only fought for laughs

Those concerned about the lack of rightwing comedians on BBC shows should write and perform jokes themselves because the comedy industry is a “pretty free market”, Dara Ó Briain has said.

The host of Mock the Week, which is to end on BBC Two after 17 years, laid into critics, Brexit and other panel shows in a new comment piece for the Guardian.

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