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 5

Hypothetical. Image shows from L to R: Liza Tarbuck, Chris McCausland, James Acaster, Judi Love. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions

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Broadcast details

Wednesday 10th March 2021
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 11th March 2021 2:25am Dave
Sunday 14th March 2021 10:00pm Dave
Tuesday 16th March 2021 11:00pm Dave
Saturday 28th August 2021 11:30pm Dave
Tuesday 7th December 2021 2:05am Dave
Tuesday 29th March 2022 12:00am Dave
Wednesday 22nd March 2023 1:20am Dave
Friday 27th October 2023 2:50am Dave

Cast & crew

Josh Widdicombe Host / Presenter
James Acaster Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Liza Tarbuck Guest
Judi Love Guest
Chris McCausland Guest
Alan Davies Guest
Tessa Sanderson Self
Eddie Edwards (as Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards) Self
Bradley McIntosh Self
Pat Sharp Self
Writing team
Tom Craine Writer
Matthew Crosby Writer
Henry Paker Writer
Freya Parker Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Parry Writer (Additional Material)
Ben Clark Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Neenan Writer (Additional Material)
Catherine Brinkworth Writer (Additional Material)
George Lewis Writer (Additional Material)
Zoƫ Tomalin Script Editor
Amy Mason Writer (Additional Material)
Katie Storey 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
Mia Cross Edit 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


Noel's X-RATED House Party

James Acaster challenges Liza Tarbuck to find a way to take ownership of Noel Edmonds' beloved House Party venue Crinkley Bottom.

Featuring: Josh Widdicombe, James Acaster & Liza Tarbuck.

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