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

Would I Lie To You?

BBC One panel show involving true and false tales. 90 episodes (11 series), 2007 - 2018. Stars Rob Brydon, Angus Deayton, Lee Mack and David Mitchell.

Another series is in development.
Series 6, Episode 4 is repeated on Dave today at 3pm.

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

Full synopsis

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


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

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Angus Deayton Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Team Captain
David Mitchell Team Captain
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
Paul Ridley Announcer


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: Rob Brydon, Robert Webb, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Lee Mack, David Mitchell.

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