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

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 8

Preview clips

Further details

Home Truths

Phil Daniels: In real life my next door neighbour is called Ian Beale (like my Eastenders character). (Lie)

Graeme Garden: I have five pigs all named after my favourite newsreaders (Lie)

Michael McIntyre: For two weeks I drove a car that could only turn left (True)

Ring of Truth

Bono once paid British Airways $1,700 to have his favourite trilby flown first class to a concert in Italy (True)

Mick Hucknall wears trousers called 'bun boosters', which have a metal lining to add definition to his rear (False)

This Is My...

Graeme: This is Roger and I presented him with a prize at the Chipping Norton Giant Vegetable competition (True)

Lee: Roger and I ring bells together at the local church.

Lauren: Rog actually removed a tattoo I have of The Fonz.

Final Round

Lee: For six months I cleaned the windows of the Empire State Building (Lie)

David: When I was little I used to dress myself as an 18th Century Nobleman (True)

Lauren: I got my head stuck in railings three times in the same week (True)

Phil: These are the slippers Sting sent me for my last birthday (Lie)


David's team 'spank' Lee's team 9 points to 3.

Broadcast details

Friday 29th August 2008
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 15th December 2009 11:00pm Dave
Tuesday 20th July 2010 11:00pm Dave
Sunday 2nd January 2011 9:00pm Dave
Sunday 20th July 2014 2:40pm Dave
Thursday 19th February 2015 11:40pm Dave
Saturday 18th July 2015 12:20am Dave
Friday 10th June 2016 2:20am Dave
Wednesday 22nd June 2016 12:20am Dave

Cast & crew

Angus Deayton Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Team Captain
David Mitchell Team Captain
Paul Ridley Announcer
Guest cast
Michael McIntyre Guest
Phil Daniels Guest
Graeme Garden Guest
Lauren Laverne Guest
Writing team
Angus Deayton Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons 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

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