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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New host Rob Brydon joins regular team captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack for the comedy panel show all about truths and lies. The panellists this week are Carol Vorderman, Larry Lamb, Jo Brand and Russell Howard.

Further details

Home Truths

Carol Vorderman: Used to play a 'touch my pen' game during Countdown. (Truth)

Larry Lamb: Ran a market stall selling hats for dogs. (Lie)

Russell Howard: Used to wear underpants on his head to try and cure acne (Truth)

Ring of Truth

Liam Gallagher one rang hotel room service to order a trampoline claiming "I like to bounce" (Truth)

This Is My...

Jo: I dropped Liz in a pond when she was a baby (True)

Larry: Liz taught be basic bar skills for my EastEnders role

David: I'm writing a guide book to castles with Liz

Final Round

David: This is my McDonalds rejection letter (Lie)

Lee: I once picked up a hitchhiker and scared him so much he cried (True)


The episode was a draw, with 5 points to each team. Rob's top liar award goes to Jo Brand

Broadcast details

Monday 10th August 2009
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Rob Brydon Host / Presenter
    Lee Mack Team Captain
    David Mitchell Team Captain
    Guest cast
    Russell Howard Guest
    Carol Vorderman Guest
    Larry Lamb Guest
    Jo Brand Guest
    Writing team
    Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
    Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
    Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
    Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
    Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
    Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
    Adam Copeland Writer (Additional Material)
    Will Ing Writer (Additional Material)
    Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    David Coyle Director
    Derek McLean Producer
    Fiona McDermott Producer
    Peter Holmes Executive Producer
    Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
    Ruth Wallace Edit Producer
    Steve Nayler Editor
    Patrick Doherty Production Designer
    Paul Ridley Announcer


    Preview - Countdown's Carol Vorderman

    Did Carol Vorderman play her private little game during the number's round of Countdown?

    Featuring: Russell Howard, Rob Brydon, Carol Vorderman, Larry Lamb, Jo Brand, Lee Mack, David Mitchell.

    Carol's Game - The Reveal

    Carol Vorderman reveals if she really did play a game during Countdown.

    Featuring: Russell Howard, Rob Brydon, Carol Vorderman, Larry Lamb, Jo Brand, Lee Mack, David Mitchell.


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