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The Unbelievable Truth

BBC Radio 4 panel show built on truth and lies. 147 episodes (pilot + 24 series), 2006 - 2020. Stars David Mitchell.

New series to air in late 2020..
Series 17, Episode 5 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Monday at 9am.

Series 18

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 3rd April 2017

David Mitchell is joined by John Finnemore, Henning Wehn, Lou Sanders and Miles Jupp as they lie on the subjects of sheep, islands, Steve Jobs and beans.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Monday 10th April 2017

David Mitchell is joined by John Finnemore, Henning Wehn, Lou Sanders and Miles Jupp as they lie on the subjects of names, Germany, secrets and nudity.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Monday 17th April 2017

David Mitchell is joined by David O'Doherty, Richard Osman, Zoe Lyons and Marcus Brigstocke as they lie on the subjects of bicycles, wine, trees and chocolate.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Monday 24th April 2017

David O'Doherty, Richard Osman, Zoe Lyons and Marcus Brigstocke are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as colour, vegetables, pizza and carpets.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Monday 1st May 2017

David Mitchell is joined by Frankie Boyle, Holly Walsh, Elis James and Mark Steel lie on the subjects of ducks, words, Oliver Cromwell and astronauts.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Monday 8th May 2017

David Mitchell is joined by Frankie Boyle, Holly Walsh, Elis James and Mark Steel lie on the subjects of Delia Smith, robots, rain and Facebook.

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