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

The Unbelievable Truth

BBC Radio 4 panel show built on truth and lies. 135 episodes (pilot + 22 series), 2006 - 2019. Stars David Mitchell.

Another series is in development.
Recording at Shaw Theatre. Tickets

Series 17

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 3rd October 2016

David Mitchell is joined by Henning Wehn, Rich Hall, Lloyd Langford and Holly Walsh as they lie on the subjects of mosquitoes, flags, roads and North Korea.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Monday 10th October 2016

David Mitchell is joined by Henning Wehn, Rich Hall, Lloyd Langford and Holly Walsh as they lie on the subjects of Tom Cruise, basketball, wood and McDonald's.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Monday 17th October 2016

David Mitchell is joined by Tony Hawks, Richard Osman, Clive Anderson and Vicki Pepperdine as they lie on the subjects of chairs, medicine, prisons and video games.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Monday 24th October 2016

Tony Hawks, Richard Osman, Clive Anderson and Vicki Pepperdine are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as Australia, leather, oil and crisps.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Monday 31st October 2016

John Finnemore, Frankie Boyle, Jeremy Hardy and Lucy Porter are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as Donald Trump, musicals, weddings and Oxbridge.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Monday 7th November 2016

John Finnemore, Frankie Boyle, Jeremy Hardy and Lucy Porter are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as spies, fire, Norfolk and The Beatles.

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