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 3, Episode 2

Hypothetical. Image shows from L to R: Jessica Knappett, Miles Jupp. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions

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Broadcast details

Wednesday 17th February 2021
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 18th February 2021 2:25am Dave
Sunday 21st February 2021 10:00pm Dave
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 11:00pm Dave
Saturday 7th August 2021 11:00pm Dave
Saturday 4th December 2021 2:25am Dave
Thursday 24th March 2022 12:00am Dave
Friday 17th March 2023 1:20am Dave
Tuesday 24th October 2023 2:50am Dave

Cast & crew

Josh Widdicombe Host / Presenter
James Acaster Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jessica Knappett Guest
Harriet Kemsley Guest
Joe Wilkinson Guest
Miles Jupp Guest
Christopher Biggins Self
Vicki Michelle Self
Eddie Edwards (as Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards) Self
Writing team
Tom Craine Writer
Matthew Crosby Writer
Henry Paker Writer
Ben Clark Writer (Additional Material)
George Lewis Writer (Additional Material)
Zoƫ Tomalin Script Editor
Kat Sadler Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie George Writer (Additional Material)
Adjani Salmon Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
John L Spencer Director
Stu Mather Executive Producer
Josh Widdicombe Executive Producer
Iain Coyle Executive Producer
Sophie Le Good Senior Producer
Tim Ellison Editor
Ben Telford Production Designer
Dominic Tolfts Production Designer
Chris Kempton Lighting Designer
Sanjiv Sen Composer
Dave Whyte Graphics
Jake Dale Graphics


Harriet Kemsley Can't Stop Moving

James Acaster and Josh Widdicombe challenge Harriet Kemsley to live life like she's in the film Speed - including a moving trip to the opticians for an eye test at 2 miles per hour.

Featuring: Josh Widdicombe, James Acaster, Jessica Knappett, Harriet Kemsley, Joe Wilkinson & Miles Jupp.

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