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 3

Hypothetical. Image shows from L to R: Evelyn Mok, Ivo Graham. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions

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Broadcast details

Wednesday 24th February 2021
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 25th February 2021 2:30am Dave
Sunday 28th February 2021 10:00pm Dave
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 11:00pm Dave
Saturday 14th August 2021 11:00pm Dave
Sunday 5th December 2021 2:30am Dave
Friday 25th March 2022 12:00am Dave
Saturday 18th March 2023 1:20am Dave
Wednesday 25th October 2023 2:45am Dave

Cast & crew

Josh Widdicombe Host / Presenter
James Acaster Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Roisin Conaty Guest
Ivo Graham Guest
Richard Ayoade Guest
Evelyn Mok Guest
Bradley McIntosh Self
Howard Brown Self
Sinitta Self
Writing team
Tom Craine Writer
Matthew Crosby Writer
Henry Paker Writer
Freya Parker Writer (Additional Material)
Benjamin Partridge (as Ben Partridge) Writer (Additional Material)
Ben Clark Writer (Additional Material)
Laura Claxton Writer (Additional Material)
Zoƫ Tomalin Script Editor
Katie Storey Writer (Additional Material)
Tasha Dhanraj 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
Pascal Emmenegger Editor
Ben Telford Production Designer
Dominic Tolfts Production Designer
Chris Kempton Lighting Designer
Sanjiv Sen Composer
Dave Whyte Graphics
Jake Dale Graphics


Richard Ayoade's big yellow house share

Richard Ayoade talks about his haulage company housemates and how they wouldn't help with his Hypothetical mission to get Michelangelo's David back to Florence on Dolmio Day.

Featuring: Josh Widdicombe, James Acaster, Roisin Conaty, Ivo Graham, Richard Ayoade & Evelyn Mok.

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