Hypothetical. Image shows from L to R: James Acaster, Josh Widdicombe. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions


  • TV panel show
  • Dave
  • 2019 - 2021
  • 24 episodes (3 series)

Josh Widdicombe and James Acaster host a panel show testing two teams of comedians on their ability to deal with a series of ridiculous scenarios.

  • Due to return for Series 4

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Series 1, Episode 6

Hypothetical. Image shows from L to R: Roisin Conaty, James Acaster, Phil Wang, Victoria Coren Mitchell, Darren Harriott, Josh Widdicombe. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Wednesday 13th March 2019
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 16th March 2019 11:00pm Dave
Sunday 17th March 2019 10:00pm Dave
Tuesday 19th March 2019 11:00pm Dave
Thursday 6th June 2019 10:00pm Dave
Monday 18th May 2020 10:00pm Dave
Tuesday 19th May 2020 2:15am Dave
Thursday 17th September 2020 9:00pm Dave
Monday 8th February 2021 12:00am Dave
Tuesday 8th June 2021 1:35am Dave

Cast & crew

Josh Widdicombe Host / Presenter
James Acaster Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Roisin Conaty Guest
Phil Wang Guest
Victoria Coren Mitchell Guest
Darren Harriott Guest
Melinda Messenger Self
Writing team
Tom Craine Writer
Matthew Crosby Writer
Freya Parker Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Parry Writer (Additional Material)
Benjamin Partridge (as Ben Partridge) Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Neenan Writer (Additional Material)
Henry Paker Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
John L Spencer Director
Sophie Le Good Producer
Joe McVey Executive Producer
Stu Mather Executive Producer
Josh Widdicombe Executive Producer
Danny Carr Edit Producer
Pascal Emmenegger Editor
Steve Andrews Editor
Ben Telford Production Designer
Dominic Tolfts Production Designer
Lorna Gillieron Costume Designer
Coco Gerrard-Morgan Costume Designer
Samantha White Make-up Designer
Alice Bond Make-up Designer
Chris Kempton Lighting Designer
Sanjiv Sen Composer
Dave Whyte Graphics


Phil Wang on the Victorian times

Phil Wang gives us his take on the Victorian times.

Featuring: Josh Widdicombe, James Acaster & Phil Wang.

Roisin Conaty plays Big Hat Small Hat

Roisin Conaty gives us her take on 'big hat small hat'.

Featuring: Josh Widdicombe.

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