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 4, Episode 3

Hypothetical. Image shows from L to R: Jo Brand, Bill Bailey, James Acaster, Josh Widdicombe, Harriet Kemsley, Darren Harriott
This week's guests are Bill Bailey, Jo Brand, Harriet Kemsley and Darren Harriott.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 1st June 2022
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 4th June 2022 10:00pm Dave
Tuesday 7th June 2022 11:20pm Dave
Wednesday 7th December 2022 11:00pm Dave
Saturday 4th November 2023 2:50am Dave

Cast & crew

Josh Widdicombe Host / Presenter
James Acaster Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Darren Harriott Guest
Harriet Kemsley Guest
Jo Brand Guest
Bill Bailey Guest
Kate Bottley (as Rev. Kate Bottley) Self
Angellica Bell Self
Susie Dent Self
Writing team
Tom Craine Writer
Matthew Crosby Writer
Henry Paker Writer
George Lewis Writer (Additional Material)
Matt Hulme Writer (Additional Material)
Katie Storey Writer (Additional Material)
Rose Johnson Writer (Additional Material)
Emerald Paston Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
John L Spencer Director
Sophie Le Good Series Producer
Zoƫ Tomalin Producer
Stu Mather Executive Producer
Josh Widdicombe Executive Producer
Iain Coyle Executive 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


Are James Acaster & Darren Harriott Tories?

James Acaster pitches his "Pond World" amusement park to the Hypothetical guests.

Featuring: James Acaster, Josh Widdicombe, Bill Bailey, Jo Brand, Harriet Kemsley & Darren Harriott.

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