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 6

Hypothetical. Image shows from L to R: Huge Davies, Joel Dommett. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions

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Broadcast details

Wednesday 17th March 2021
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 18th March 2021 2:30am Dave
Sunday 21st March 2021 10:00pm Dave
Tuesday 23rd March 2021 11:00pm Dave
Saturday 4th September 2021 11:00pm Dave
Wednesday 8th December 2021 2:15am Dave
Wednesday 30th March 2022 12:15am Dave
Thursday 23rd March 2023 1:20am Dave
Saturday 28th October 2023 2:50am Dave

Cast & crew

Josh Widdicombe Host / Presenter
James Acaster Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Huge Davies Guest
Joel Dommett Guest
Sally Phillips Guest
Helen Bauer Guest
Tessa Sanderson Self
Eddie Edwards (as Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards) Self
Sinitta 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)
Laura Claxton Writer (Additional Material)
Zoë Tomalin Script Editor
Gráinne Maguire Writer (Additional Material)
Matt Hulme Writer (Additional Material)
Amy Mason Writer (Additional Material)
Tasha Dhanraj Writer (Additional Material)
Rose Johnson 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


Sally Phillips as a pro-wrestler

Sally Phillips rises to James Acaster and Josh Widdicombe's challenge and becomes superstar wrestler Pig Hag Porky Scratching - who has fighting talk for Team Flake rivals Huge Davis and Joel Dommett.

Featuring: Josh Widdicombe, James Acaster, Huge Davies, Joel Dommett, Sally Phillips & Helen Bauer.

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