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The Unbelievable Truth. David Mitchell. Copyright: BBC / Random Entertainment.

The Unbelievable Truth

BBC Radio 4 panel show built on truth and lies. 99 episodes (pilot + 16 series), 2006 - 2016. Stars David Mitchell.

Another series is in development.

The Unbelievable Truth. David Mitchell. Copyright: BBC / Random Entertainment.

The Unbelievable Truth

David Mitchell hosts the Radio 4 panel game built on truth and lies. Contestants must try and smuggle truths into lie-filled speeches

Genre
Panel Show
Broadcast
2006 - 2016
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
99   (1 pilot + 16 series)
Creators
Graeme Garden and Jon Naismith
Star
David Mitchell
Writers
Iain Pattinson, Dan Gaster, Colin Swash and John Finnemore
Producer
Jon Naismith

This radio show, hosted by David Mitchell, sees four players each giving a lecture on a subject - with the majority of their speeches consisting of fabricated lies. However, each contestant must attempt to smuggle five strange-but-true facts past the rest of the panel, hoping that no-one will notice what they have said is the unbelievable truth.

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