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. 121 episodes (14 series), 2007 - 2021. Stars Rob Brydon, Angus Deayton, Lee Mack and David Mitchell.

Catch-up on Highlights Special on BBC iPlayer   Series 7, Episode 3 is repeated on Dave today at 7pm.

Series 3, Episode 1

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
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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