Hypothetical. Image shows from L to R: James Acaster, Josh Widdicombe. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions


  • TV panel show
  • Dave
  • 2019 - 2021
  • 24 episodes (3 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.

  • Due to return for Series 4

Video clips

James Acaster *IS* Bono

Sindhu Vee's Hypothetical mission is to make a Bono face mould. But how will she convince him? Luckily James Acaster is here to help with an impression of the U2 frontman.

Phil Wang draws James Acaster

James Acaster and Josh Widdicombe challenge Phil Wang to draw everyone he talks to.

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.

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.

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