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The Unbelievable Truth

BBC Radio 4 panel show built on truth and lies. 141 episodes (pilot + 23 series), 2006 - 2020. Stars David Mitchell.

Another series is in development.

Series 14

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 29th December 2014

David Mitchell is joined by Lloyd Langford, David O'Doherty, Susan Calman and Josh Widdicombe as they lie on the subjects of penguins, spoons, dolls and letters.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Monday 5th January 2015

David Mitchell is joined by Ed Byrne, Henning Wehn, Holly Walsh and Richard Osman as they lie on the subjects of Ireland, rules, London and beavers.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Monday 12th January 2015

David Mitchell is joined by Arthur Smith, Sarah Millican, Sandi Toksvig and Graeme Garden as they lie on the subjects of death, balloons, farming and Jane Austen.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Monday 19th January 2015

Ed Byrne, Holly Walsh, Richard Osman and Henning Wehn talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as Ancient Egypt, ice, rubbish and British food.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Monday 26th January 2015

David Mitchell is joined by Lloyd Langford, David O'Doherty, Susan Calman and Josh Widdicombe as they lie on the subjects of fakes, holes, cats and Marie Antoinette.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Monday 2nd February 2015

David Mitchell is joined by Arthur Smith, Sarah Millican, Sandi Toksvig and Graeme Garden as they lie on the subjects of fat, smells, shopping and gardens.

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Release date: Thursday 9th June 2016

David Mitchell hosts the 14th series of the panel game in which four comedians are encouraged to tell lies and compete against one another to see how many items of truth they're able to smuggle past their opponents.

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