Would I Lie To You?. Image shows from L to R: David Mitchell, Rob Brydon, Lee Mack. Copyright: Zeppotron
Would I Lie To You?

Would I Lie To You?

  • TV panel show
  • BBC One
  • 2007 - 2022
  • 132 episodes (15 series)

Panel show in which believable lies and unbelievable truths must be identified. Stars Rob Brydon, Angus Deayton, Lee Mack, David Mitchell, David de Keyser and Paul Ridley

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Series 2, Episode 1

The comedy panel show hosted by Angus Deayton with team captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack is back. With the help of their team mates Mitchell and Mack must once again discern truth from fiction. The guest panellists this week are Rob Brydon, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Gabby Logan and Robert Webb

Preview clips

Further details

Home Truths

Gabby Logan: Stole sweets from Madonna's dressing room. (Truth)

Rob Brydon: Once worked as both the DJ and newsreader on local radio, using a different accent for each. (Lie)

Robert Webb: Was called 'Mr Custard' at school because he was sick (Lie)

Ring of Truth

Jose Mourinho is launching a line of air fresheners (Lie)

Ann Widdicombe relaxes by listening to an LP of lion and tiger noises from the jungle (True)

This Is My...

Gabby: Viva was a rival gymnast (True)
Lee: Viva was my swimming teacher
Robert: Viva was my ex-girlfriend

Final Round

David: I have a special alarm clock system (True)

Krishnan: Is scared of the dark and checks for monsters before going to bed (True)

Rob: Was voted the 47th sexiest man in Wales (True)

Robert: Was voted the 88th sexiest man in the world (True)


David's team won 7 points to 6.

Broadcast details

Friday 11th July 2008
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 4th May 2009 10:20pm Dave
Tuesday 6th April 2010 10:20pm Dave
Tuesday 13th July 2010 10:20pm Dave
Thursday 16th September 2010 9:00pm Dave
Sunday 2nd January 2011 9:40pm Dave
Thursday 10th July 2014 9:40pm Dave
Tuesday 10th February 2015 11:40pm Dave
Tuesday 7th July 2015 12:20am Dave
Wednesday 6th April 2016 2:00am Dave
Sunday 19th June 2016 3:30am Dave
Wednesday 29th June 2016 3:20am Dave

Cast & crew

Angus Deayton Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Team Captain
David Mitchell Team Captain
Paul Ridley Announcer
Guest cast
Rob Brydon Guest
Robert Webb Guest
Gabby Logan Guest
Krishnan Guru-Murthy Guest
Writing team
Angus Deayton Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Punt Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Powell Writer (Additional Material)
Will Ing Script Editor
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Andrew Westwell Producer
Derek McLean Producer
Peter Holmes Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Tim Ellison Editor
Bex Murray Editor
Patrick Doherty Production Designer


Series Two, Episode One Clip

A preview clip from the first episode of the new series. Was Robert Webb called Mr Custard at school?

Featuring: Lee Mack & David Mitchell.

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