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Fake Reaction

ITV2 panel show about keeping a straight face. 18 episodes (2 series), 2013 - 2014. Stars Matt Edmondson, Ellie Taylor, Joe Swash and Matt Ralph.

Series 1, Episode 5

Former Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts, Corrie's Brooke Vincent, and comedians Rob Beckett and Michelle De Swarte are faced with various challenges.

Further details

Ellie's Team: Rob Beckett and Brooke Vincent.

Joe's Team: Michelle De Swarte and Ashley Roberts.

Round 1: Bad Vibes

Joe's team must sit on speakers. One is a heavy bass speaker.

Ellie's team think it is Michelle, it was actually Ashley.

Round 2: Scream Tea

Ellie's team must eat some food. One of the plates has a really old egg sandwich and a fish gut cake.

Joe's team correctly spot it was Rob with the bad tea.

Round 3: Yogaaargh!

Ellie, Ashley and Michelle take part in Hot Meat's yoga routines. One of the contestants has electric pants on.

Joe correctly spots it was obviously Michelle (she falls over in shock), Rob and Brook pick Ashley in a joke that mis-fires.

Round 4: Skewer You

Brooke must put three kebab skewers through items. Two are going through meat, one is going through a person's face.


Ellie's team win.

Broadcast details

Thursday 31st January 2013
45 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Matt Edmondson Host / Presenter
    Ellie Taylor Team Captain
    Joe Swash Team Captain
    Matt Ralph Hot Meat
    Guest cast
    Ashley Roberts Guest
    Michelle De Swarte Guest
    Rob Beckett Guest
    Brooke Vincent Guest
    Writing team
    James Menzies Writer
    Christopher Davies Writer
    Phil Kerr Writer
    Dan Swimer Writer
    Simon Bullivant Writer
    Production team
    Ian Lorimer Director
    Jake Attwell Series Producer
    Tommy Panays Producer
    Gary Chippington Executive Producer
    Tim Ellison Editor
    Richard Drew Production Designer
    Dobs Vye Composer

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