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 5

Hypothetical. Image shows from L to R: Frank Skinner, Esther Manito, James Acaster, Josh Widdicombe, Rosie Jones, Jon Richardson

Broadcast details

Wednesday 15th June 2022
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 18th June 2022 10:00pm Dave
Tuesday 21st June 2022 11:00pm Dave
Monday 19th December 2022 2:55am Dave
Wednesday 8th November 2023 2:30am Dave

Cast & crew

Josh Widdicombe Host / Presenter
James Acaster Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jon Richardson Guest
Rosie Jones Guest
Esther Manito Guest
Frank Skinner Guest
Paul Denson Mr Blobby
Susie Dent Self
Writing team
Tom Craine Writer
Matthew Crosby Writer
Henry Paker Writer
Freya Parker Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Parry Writer (Additional Material)
Benjamin Partridge (as Ben Partridge) Writer (Additional Material)
George Lewis Writer (Additional Material)
Kathryn Bond (as Kat Bond) Writer (Additional Material)
Rose Johnson Writer (Additional Material)
Emerald Paston Writer (Additional Material)
Jake Dale 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


A Patriotic Duet

The musical talents of James Acaster and Frank Skinner combine to create the next England football anthem.

Featuring: James Acaster, Josh Widdicombe, Esther Manito, Jon Richardson, Rosie Jones & Frank Skinner.

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