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

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Series 3, Episode 3

Joining David Mitchell this week are songstress Jamelia and comic Marcus Brigstocke; while Mancunian motor-mouth Terry Christian and comedian and TV presenter Jimmy Carr unite with Lee Mack in a bid to outwit the opposing team.

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Further details

Among the revelations in this episode, Jamelia claims to have stolen toilet paper from George Michael's house, Terry Christian alleges to have collected hair from guests who appeared on The Word and Jimmy Carr says that Prince Philip once told him that he had a funny looking face. But who is telling lies and who is telling the truth?

Home Truths

Jimmy Carr: Prince Philip told me I was a 'funny looking fellow' when I was a ball boy at Wimbledon (Lie)

Jamelia: I once stole some toilet paper from George Michael's house (Truth)

Marcus Brigstocke: I worked as a podium dancer at the Ministry of Sound... on my time off from an oil rig (Truth)

Ring of Truth

Jodie Marsh has a degree in Golf Course Management from Birmingham University (Lie)

This Is My...

Terry: Steve is my mate and we were once questioned by police as they suspected us of being jewel thieves (Truth)

Lee: Steve and I own a greyhound together

Jimmy: Steve and I went to primary school together and I met him again 20 years later when he brought me room service

Final Round

David: I once read the novel 1984 cover-to-cover in WHSmiths so I didn't have to buy a copy (Lie)

Terry: This is my collection of famous people's hair (Lie)


Lee's team win 6 points to 4. Rob's top liar award goes to Terry Christian

Broadcast details

Monday 24th August 2009
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 7th March 2010 11:15pm BBC1
Saturday 15th May 2010 10:20pm Dave
Tuesday 18th May 2010 10:20pm Dave
Tuesday 3rd August 2010 10:20pm Dave
Thursday 9th September 2010 9:40pm Dave
Wednesday 19th January 2011 11:00pm Dave
Friday 26th October 2012 11:30pm BBC1
Wednesday 4th June 2014 12:00pm Dave
Wednesday 4th June 2014 5:00pm Dave
Wednesday 27th August 2014 9:00pm Dave
Tuesday 9th December 2014 11:20pm Dave
Wednesday 25th February 2015 11:40pm Dave
Thursday 26th February 2015 2:55am Dave
Saturday 21st March 2015 8:00pm Dave
Saturday 22nd August 2015 7:40pm Dave
Wednesday 9th December 2015 11:20pm Dave
Tuesday 12th April 2016 1:50am Dave
Tuesday 12th April 2016 11:20pm Dave
Friday 1st July 2016 12:40am Dave
Friday 1st July 2016 11:20pm Dave
Monday 24th October 2016 10:00pm Dave
Tuesday 25th October 2016 2:00am Dave
Wednesday 14th December 2016 12:20am Dave
Wednesday 18th January 2017 2:40pm Dave
Friday 4th August 2017 2:20am Dave
Saturday 26th August 2017 9:00pm Dave
Saturday 30th September 2017 6:20pm Dave
Thursday 28th December 2017 10:00pm Dave
Friday 29th December 2017 2:00am Dave
Tuesday 3rd April 2018 10:20pm Dave
Thursday 19th April 2018 7:20pm Dave
Sunday 3rd June 2018 5:20pm Dave
Thursday 28th June 2018 1:40am Dave
Sunday 1st July 2018 5:20pm Dave
Monday 16th July 2018 10:40pm Dave
Tuesday 17th July 2018 1:40am Dave
Sunday 30th September 2018 11:00pm Dave
Monday 1st October 2018 9:00pm Dave
Saturday 6th October 2018 8:20pm Dave
Saturday 29th December 2018 1:00am Dave
Saturday 29th December 2018 9:00pm Dave
Friday 15th March 2019 11:20pm Dave
Saturday 16th March 2019 7:00pm Dave
Tuesday 28th May 2019 12:20am Dave
Tuesday 28th May 2019 7:40pm Dave
Saturday 1st June 2019 8:40pm Dave
Sunday 2nd June 2019 4:40pm Dave
Wednesday 26th June 2019 7:00pm Dave
Saturday 6th July 2019 12:55am Dave
Saturday 6th July 2019 7:20pm Dave
Tuesday 3rd September 2019 7:00pm Dave
Tuesday 3rd September 2019 11:40pm Dave
Saturday 23rd November 2019 6:40pm Dave
Sunday 24th November 2019 4:40pm Dave
Tuesday 21st January 2020 7:40pm Dave
Saturday 4th April 2020 12:40pm Dave
Saturday 4th April 2020 7:20pm Dave
Saturday 27th June 2020 7:20pm Dave
Sunday 28th June 2020 5:20pm Dave
Tuesday 6th October 2020 1:00am Dave
Tuesday 6th October 2020 7:40pm Dave
Sunday 25th October 2020 1:55pm Dave
Thursday 7th January 2021 12:40am Dave
Thursday 7th January 2021 8:20pm Dave
Saturday 20th March 2021 11:40pm Dave
Sunday 21st March 2021 3:30am Dave
Saturday 10th April 2021 12:50am Dave
Wednesday 19th May 2021 7:00pm Dave
Wednesday 19th May 2021 11:00pm Dave
Thursday 24th June 2021 11:55pm Dave
Saturday 8th January 2022 7:20pm Dave
Sunday 9th January 2022 5:20pm Dave
Tuesday 15th March 2022 8:20pm Dave
Wednesday 16th March 2022 1:40am Dave
Saturday 28th May 2022 7:20pm Dave
Sunday 29th May 2022 5:20pm Dave

Cast & crew

Rob Brydon Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Team Captain
David Mitchell Team Captain
Paul Ridley Announcer
Guest cast
Jimmy Carr Guest
Jamelia Guest
Terry Christian Guest
Marcus Brigstocke Guest
Writing team
Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman 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


David Reading '1984'

Did David Mitchell really read the whole of 1984 cover-to-cover in WHSmith's so that he didn't have to buy a copy?

Featuring: Rob Brydon, Lee Mack, David Mitchell & Jimmy Carr.

Did Jamelia Steal Toilet Roll?

Jamelia once stole toilet paper from George Michael's house - truth or lie?

Featuring: Rob Brydon & Jamelia.

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