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 - 2021
  • 121 episodes (14 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

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 5

Preview clips

Further details

Home Truths

Eamonn Holmes has an identical twin called Jimmy who lives in Canada (Lie)

Peter Serafinowicz's voice was passed off as that of Pelé in an advert for impotence (True)

Hugh Dennis was offered a job in Kelloggs' development department after he sent them a list of new cereal ideas (Lie)

Ring of Truth

Wayne Rooney got engaged in a petrol station (True)

Rolf Harris has chosen to be cryogenically frozen when he dies (Lie)

This Is My...

Lee: Amanda gave my dog mouth-to-mouth resuscitation after it was run over by a car

Eamonn: The lovely Amanda was Angelina Jolie's double in Tomb Raider and came on my radio show (True)

Hugh: This is Amanda and we came 3rd in last year's Goodwood Pantomime Horse Dash

Final Round

David: I used to be a tour guide for a hat museum (Lie)

Olivia: I once pulled a boy by pretending to be French (True)

Hugh: At school I had a fight with Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen (Lie)


Lee's team win 8 points to 6

Broadcast details

Friday 8th August 2008
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 30th March 2010 10:20pm Dave
Tuesday 31st August 2010 10:40pm Dave
Sunday 20th July 2014 12:40pm Dave
Monday 16th February 2015 11:40pm Dave
Tuesday 14th July 2015 12:20am Dave
Tuesday 5th April 2016 3:15am Dave
Tuesday 7th June 2016 3:00am Dave
Friday 1st July 2016 2:20am Dave

Cast & crew

Angus Deayton Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Team Captain
David Mitchell Team Captain
Paul Ridley Announcer
Guest cast
Eamonn Holmes Guest
Hugh Dennis Guest
Olivia Colman Guest
Peter Serafinowicz Guest
Writing team
Angus Deayton Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Punt Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Powell Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose 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


Hugh Dennis a cereal troubleshooter?

Do you have a problem with your cereal? Hugh Dennis claims he was offered a job in cereal development - truth or lie?

Featuring: David Mitchell, Hugh Dennis & Peter Serafinowicz.

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