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

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 19

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 2nd October 2017

David Mitchell is joined by Richard Osman, Arthur Smith, Lou Sanders and Phil Wang are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as dolphins, cows, Arnold Schwarzenegger and students.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Monday 9th October 2017

David Mitchell is joined by Richard Osman, Arthur Smith, Lou Sanders and Phil Wang as they lie on the subjects of Kanye West, sugar, chickens and aeroplanes.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Monday 16th October 2017

David Mitchell is joined by Lloyd Langford, Henning Wehn, Ellie Taylor and John Finnemore as they lie on the subjects of dinosaurs, China, cake and bees.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Monday 23rd October 2017

David Mitchell is joined by Lloyd Langford, Henning Wehn, Ellie Taylor and John Finnemore as they lie on the subjects of boxing, snails, bras and parents.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Monday 30th October 2017

David Mitchell is joined by Mark Steel, Holly Walsh, Tony Hawks and Fred MacAulay as they lie on the subjects of twins, Sean Connery, golf and photography.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Monday 6th November 2017

Mark Steel, Holly Walsh, Tony Hawks and Fred MacAulay are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as doughnuts, jellyfish, twitter and Star Wars.

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