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The Unbelievable Truth

BBC Radio 4 panel show built on truth and lies. 153 episodes (pilot + 25 series), 2006 - 2021. Stars David Mitchell.

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Series 16

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 4th April 2016

Henning Wehn, Jon Richardson, Susan Calman and Jack Dee are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as tattoos, milk, supermarkets and Vladimir Putin.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Monday 11th April 2016

Joe Lycett, Sam Simmons, Richard Osman and Aisling Bea talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as kitchens, pigeons, the Vatican and breakfast cereal.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Monday 18th April 2016

Elis James, Reginald D Hunter, Maeve Higgins and David O'Doherty talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as the 1970s, toys, the moon and electricity.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Monday 25th April 2016

David Mitchell is joined by Joe Lycett, Richard Osman, Sam Simmons and Aisling Bea as they lie on the subjects of ghosts, jokes, Lego and reality TV.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Monday 2nd May 2016

David Mitchell is joined by Henning Wehn, Jon Richardson, Susan Calman and Jack Dee as they lie on the subjects of the British aristocracy, funerals, nudity and rubber.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Monday 9th May 2016

Elis James, Reginald D Hunter, Maeve Higgins and David O'Doherty talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as gifts, women, fashion and songs.

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