The Fake News Show. Stephen Mangan. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

The Fake News Show

Channel 4 panel show about fake news. 5 episodes (pilot + 1 series) in 2017. Stars Stephen Mangan, Richard Osman and Katherine Ryan.

The Fake News Show. Image shows from L to R: Richard Osman, Robert Rinder, Stephen Mangan, Adil Ray, Katherine Ryan. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Series 1, Episode 2

More outrageous headlines with Stephen Mangan, Katherine Ryan and Richard Osman. They're joined by Robert Rinder and star of Citizen Khan, Adil Ray.

Broadcast details

Monday 22nd May 2017
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Stephen Mangan Host / Presenter
Richard Osman Team Captain
Katherine Ryan Team Captain
Guest cast
Robert Rinder Guest
Adil Ray Guest
Writing team
Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Geraldine Dowd Director
Mark Barrett Series Producer
Ed Ryland Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer


Fact checking Trump

Since firing FBI director James Comey and allegedly revealing secret information to the Russian ambassador, Trump has said of himself that "no politician in history... has been treated worse or more unfairly." The panel fact check him on this matter.

Featuring: Stephen Mangan, Richard Osman, Katherine Ryan, Robert Rinder, Adil Ray.


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