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 - 2020. Stars Rob Brydon, Angus Deayton, Lee Mack and David Mitchell.

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Series 3, Episode 5

This week, comedian Jack Whitehall and former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie join David to do battle with Lee's team mates, TV presenter Christine Bleakley and stand-up comedian Frankie Boyle.

Further details

The panel debates whether Christine and Anton Du Beke danced their way out of being given a parking ticket; whether Kelvin has a nuclear bunker in his garden; and whether David had a brush with the law after he was caught breaking in to his own flat.

Home Truths

Christine Bleakley: Anton Du Beke and I danced our way out of a parking ticket (Lie)

Jack Whitehall: Every Christmas my dad makes the whole family stand for the Queen's speech (Truth)

Frankie Boyle: When I was a child I was scared my whole life was a book read by a bear, and one day the bear would close the book and my life would end (Lie)

Ring of Truth

Mick Jagger has been asked by a company if they can sell his ashes in collectible egg timers when he dies (Truth)

This Is My...

Kelvin: Terry built the nuclear bunker in my garden

David: Terry is a policeman who was called out when I was caught trying to break into my own flat

Jack: This is Terry 'The Mean Machine' Frazier, and he is teaching me how to wrestle (Truth)

Final Round

Lee: If you give me any date before the year 2000 I can tell you what day of the week it is (Lie)

Christine: A Coronation Street star (Adam Rickitt) once made me remove all the red M&Ms from a bowl (Truth)


The game is a draw, 5-5. Rob's top liar award goes to Kelvin McKenzie

Broadcast details

Monday 7th September 2009
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rob Brydon Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Team Captain
David Mitchell Team Captain
Guest cast
Frankie Boyle Guest
Kelvin MacKenzie Guest
Christine Bleakley Guest
Jack Whitehall 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
Paul Ridley Announcer


Frankie Boyle's Bear Book

Was Frankie Boyle really scared as a child at the thought that his entire life was just a book read by a bear?

Featuring: Frankie Boyle, Rob Brydon, Lee Mack, David Mitchell.

The Reveal - Frankie Boyle's Bear Book

The truth is discovered about Frankie and his bear.

Featuring: Frankie Boyle, Rob Brydon, Lee Mack, David Mitchell.

Christine Bleakley and the M&M's

Was Christine Bleakley told to remove all the red M&Ms from a bowl for a former member of Coronation Street?

Featuring: Frankie Boyle, Rob Brydon, Christine Bleakley, Lee Mack, David Mitchell.


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