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


  • TV panel show
  • Dave
  • 2019 - 2022
  • 32 episodes (4 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.

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Series 2, Episode 7

Hypothetical. Image shows from L to R: Johnny Vegas, James Acaster, Sara Pascoe, Zoe Lyons, Richard Osman, Josh Widdicombe. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions
Josh Widdicombe and James Acaster challenge Johnny Vegas, Zoe Lyons, Sara Pascoe and Richard Osman to answer their hypotheticals.

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Broadcast details

Wednesday 18th March 2020
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 21st March 2020 10:00pm Dave
Tuesday 24th March 2020 11:00pm Dave
Friday 2nd October 2020 3:00am Dave
Thursday 8th April 2021 10:40pm Dave
Wednesday 16th June 2021 1:35am Dave
Sunday 3rd October 2021 1:30am Dave
Wednesday 1st December 2021 3:00am Dave
Saturday 19th March 2022 12:00am Dave

Cast & crew

Josh Widdicombe Host / Presenter
James Acaster Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Sara Pascoe Guest
Zoe Lyons Guest
Richard Osman Guest
Johnny Vegas Guest
Vanessa Feltz Self
John Virgo Self
Dave Benson Phillips Self
Bill Oddie Self
Writing team
Tom Craine Writer
Matthew Crosby Writer
Henry Paker Writer
Benjamin Partridge (as Ben Partridge) Writer (Additional Material)
Ben Clark Writer (Additional Material)
Catherine Brinkworth Writer (Additional Material)
George Lewis Writer (Additional Material)
Zoƫ Tomalin Script Editor
Production team
John L Spencer Director
Danny Carr Series Producer
Sophie Le Good Producer
Joe McVey Executive Producer
Stu Mather Executive Producer
Josh Widdicombe Executive Producer
Pascal Emmenegger Editor
Tim Ellison Editor
Steve Andrews Editor
Ben Telford Production Designer
Dominic Tolfts Production Designer
Chris Kempton Lighting Designer
Sanjiv Sen Composer
Dave Whyte Graphics
Jake Dale Graphics


Pregnancy Role Play

What would Sara Pascoe do if she couldn't use a table for a whole year?

Featuring: Josh Widdicombe, James Acaster & Sara Pascoe.

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