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 - 2024
  • 151 episodes (17 series)

Panel show in which believable lies and unbelievable truths must be identified. Stars Rob Brydon, Angus Deayton, Lee Mack and David Mitchell.

  • Due to return for Series 18
  • Series 10, Episode 6 repeated tomorrow at 2:50am on Dave
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 315

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 2

Ken Livingstone, Reginald D. Hunter, Fern Britton and Stephen Mangan are the guests trying to lie this week. Does the 'D' in Reginald's name stand for 'Delicious' and is Lee Mack lying about a sausage roll?

Preview clips

Home Truths

Reginald D. Hunter: His middle name stands for 'Delicious' (Lie)

Stephen Mangan: Guessed the number of sweets in a mini and was awarded a prize by Britain's tallest man (Truth)

Ken Livingstone: First to breed a special type of frog (Truth)

Ring of Truth

The Archbishop of Canterbury has endorsed a Cockney version of The Bible (True)

This Is My...

Stephen: Gordon was in a prog-rock band with me called Aragon (Truth)

David: Gordon works in my local pet shop and sold me a hamster that died the next day

Fern: Gordon is the subject of my life drawing class

Final Round

Lee: I was ordered to leave Blackpool Tower after a threw a hot sausage roll from the top (Lie)

David: When I was little, at my grandparents I had a bell I would ring when I wanted something from them (Truth)

Fern: This is my tea cosy which I take everywhere with me as I don't like a cold pot (Truth)


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

Broadcast details

Monday 17th August 2009
30 minutes


  1. Wednesday 24th April 2024 at 8:20pm on Dave
  2. Thursday 25th April 2024 at 2:30am on Dave

Show past repeats

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Sunday 7th February 2010 10:25pm BBC1
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Cast & crew

Rob Brydon Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Team Captain
David Mitchell Team Captain
Paul Ridley Announcer
Guest cast
Ken Livingstone Guest
Reginald D Hunter Guest
Fern Britton Guest
Stephen Mangan Guest
Writing team
Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose 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 Couch Editor
Patrick Doherty Production Designer


David's Childhood Bell

As a child at his grandparents house, David Mitchell used to ring a little bell whenever he wanted something - truth or lie?

Featuring: Rob Brydon, Lee Mack & David Mitchell.

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