Long-running current affairs comedy panel show Mock The Week is to end on BBC Two after 17 years, the corporation has announced.

Mock The Week: 11 comedians who made their name on the BBC panel show

Mock The Week has been a fixture on the BBC for 17 years.

In that time, the current affairs panel show has played an important role in giving young comedy talent a platform, from which many have gone on to become household names.

As its time on BBC Two comes to an end, we look at some of the big name stand-ups who have emerged from the series.

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