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. 109 episodes (13 series), 2007 - 2019. Stars Rob Brydon, Angus Deayton, Lee Mack and David Mitchell.

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Series 2 - The Best Of Would I Lie To You?

Highlights and unseen footage from the second series of the comedy panel show.

Further details

Home Truths

Rob Brydon: I was voted the 47th sexiest man in Wales (True) from episode 2.1

Robert Webb: Was voted the 88th sexiest man in the world (True) from episode 2.1

Jimmy Carr: I had an interview at MI5 to be a spy (Lie) from episode 2.3

Michael McIntyre: I have been wearing bronzing powder since the age of 12 (True) New content cut from episode 2.8

Ring Of Truth

Clip of Rod Hull climbing a TV mast from 1980s show Emu's Broadcasting Corporation. Rod Hull was buried along with his fake arm and the very first Emu (Lie) New content cut from episode 2.1

Clip from Hell's Kitchen USA. Discussion about 'Meat Entrees' sounding like 'Meat On Trays'. The associated question was not broadcast. New content cut from episode 2.6

This Is My...

Trisha: Gareth came on my show to cure his fear of Scotch egg. from episode 2.2

Quick Fire Lies

Russell Howard: I got picked on at school because my mum was the dancer in Tales Of The Unexpected (Lie - but such a bad one Russell gave up on it) New content cut from episode 2.6

Davina McCall: These are the wig and glasses I wear when I want to pop to the shops un-noticed (Lie) from episode 2.4

Lee Mack: This is the coconut that nearly killed me (Lie) from episode 2.2

Michael Aspel: I have recieved fan mail from Angus Deayton (True) New content cut from episode 2.4

Michael McIntyre: For two weeks I drove a car that could only turn left (True) from episode 2.8


This episode contained no footage from episode 2.5 or episode 2.7.

Broadcast details

Friday 19th September 2008
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Angus Deayton Host / Presenter
    Lee Mack Team Captain
    David Mitchell Team Captain
    Guest cast
    Frankie Boyle Guest
    Dara O Briain Guest
    Jimmy Carr Guest
    Jason Manford Guest
    Russell Howard Guest
    Rob Brydon Guest
    Robert Webb Guest
    Gabby Logan Guest
    Krishnan Guru-Murthy Guest
    Trisha Goddard Guest
    Ben Shephard Guest
    Rich Hall Guest
    Maureen Lipman Guest
    Richard Wilson Guest
    David Baddiel Guest
    Davina McCall Guest
    Michael Aspel Guest
    Danny Baker Guest
    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)
    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)
    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
    Steve Andrews Editor
    Tim Ellison Editor
    Bex Murray Editor
    Patrick Doherty Production Designer
    Paul Ridley Announcer

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