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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 9

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 2nd April 2012

David Mitchell presents another edition of the panel game built on truth and lies. The guests, Tony Hawks, Arthur Smith, Lucy Porter and Graeme Garden, talk on the subjects of parrots, breakfast, insurance and Oliver Cromwell.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Monday 9th April 2012

David Mitchell presents another edition of the panel game built on truth and lies. The guests, John Finnemore, Henning Wehn, Danielle Ward and Tom Wrigglesworth, talk on the subjects of pandas, football, China and smoking.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Monday 16th April 2012

David Mitchell presents another edition of the panel game built on truth and lies. The guests, Marcus Brigstocke, Miles Jupp, Susan Calman and Alan Davies, talk on the subjects of swimming, bread, hotels and foxes.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Monday 23rd April 2012

David Mitchell presents another edition of the panel game built on truth and lies. The guests, Tony Hawks, Arthur Smith, Lucy Porter and Graeme Garden, talk on subjects such as restaurants, Barbie dolls, feet and garlic.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Monday 30th April 2012

David Mitchell presents another edition of the panel game built on truth and lies. The guests, John Finnemore, Henning Wehn, Danielle Ward and Tom Wrigglesworth, talk on the subjects of bats, cars, oranges and Dr. Johnson.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Monday 7th May 2012

David Mitchell presents another edition of the panel game built on truth and lies. The guests, Marcus Brigstocke, Miles Jupp, Susan Calman and Alan Davies, talk on the subjects of goats, singing, glue and painting.

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Release date: Thursday 9th June 2016

David Mitchell hosts the ninth 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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