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. 110 episodes (13 series), 2007 - 2020. Stars Rob Brydon, Angus Deayton, Lee Mack and David Mitchell.

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With guest panellists Tara Palmer-Tompkinson, Vic Reeves, Shane Richie and Rhys Thomas.

Further details

Home Truths

Shane Richie: I missed a visit from George Michael as I was eating at a Harvester (True)

Rhys Thomas: My bed used to belong to John Nettles from Bergerac (Lie)

Vic Reeves: I have patented a spring to stop cats sleeping on your lap (Lie)

Ring of Truth

Sting has recorded an album, using only vegetables for instruments. It's called 'The Sound Of The Ground' (Lie)

Al Gore can hypnotise chickens (True)

This Is My...

Shane: Richard is my cousin. He lives in Cornwall and this is the first time he has been out of Cornwall.

Vic: Richard is my butcher and I am his official sausage taster (True)

David: This is Richard and he is illustrating my forthcoming children's book The Lonely Lighthouse

Final Round

David: This box of socks is the only gift I've ever been sent by a fan. The socks' slogans are: Fast Cars, Birds, Footy, Beers and Curries (True)

Tara: I have been shopping in just a trenchcoat (True)

Lee: I once had a full body search at Miami airport after telling a joke about Ronald Reagan (Lie)

Shane: Female admirers used to send me time-tables showing me when their husbands were out. I followed some of them up (True)


David's team easily win 10 points to 3.

Broadcast details

Friday 22nd August 2008
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Angus Deayton Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Team Captain
David Mitchell Team Captain
Guest cast
Vic Reeves Guest
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson Guest
Shane Richie Guest
Rhys Thomas Guest
Writing team
Angus Deayton Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Punt Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye 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
Paul Ridley Announcer

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