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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 16, Episode 4 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Monday at 9am.

Series 7

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 4th April 2011

Alan Davies, Jack Dee, Marcus Brigstocke and Lucy Porter play the panel game built on truth and lies hosted by David Mitchell. Subjects covered tonight include Enid Blyton, curry, flies and breasts.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Monday 11th April 2011

Clive Anderson, Sue Perkins, Henning Wehn and Graeme Garden appear in the panel game built on truth and lies. Subjects covered tonight include dogs, lobsters, Lewis Carroll and the Sun.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Monday 18th April 2011

Arthur Smith, Tony Hawks, Charlie Brooker and Rhod Gilbert appear in the panel game built on truth and lies. Subjects covered tonight include mice, soup, television and Sir Walter Raleigh.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Monday 25th April 2011

Alan Davies, Jack Dee, Marcus Brigstocke and Lucy Porter play the panel game built on truth and lies hosted by David Mitchell. Subjects covered tonight include eyes, snakes, cutlery and dieting.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Monday 2nd May 2011

Clive Anderson, Sue Perkins, Henning Wehn and Graeme Garden appear in the panel game built on truth and lies. Subjects covered tonight include sheep, furniture, the ancient Greeks and Arthur Conan Doyle.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Monday 9th May 2011

Arthur Smith, Tony Hawks, Charlie Brooker and Rhod Gilbert appear in the panel game built on truth and lies. Subject covered tonight include ears, divorce, badgers and ice cream.

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Release date: Thursday 9th June 2016

David Mitchell hosts the seventh 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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