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. 110 episodes (13 series), 2007 - 2020. Stars Rob Brydon, Angus Deayton, Lee Mack and David Mitchell.

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Joining David this week are Olympic cyclist Sir Chris Hoy and impressionist Ronni Ancona. Teaming up with Lee are comedian and author Danny Wallace and sports presenter Gabby Logan.

Further details

Did NASA really ask Chris to be the first man to cycle on the Moon? Does Gabby really post birthday cards to her pets? And is a performance by Shirley Bassey the only concert that David has ever been to?

Home Truths

Chris Hoy: I have been approached by NASA to be the first man to cycle on the moon (Lie)

Gabby Logan: When I present a show for the first time I like to wear red underwear (Truth)

Danny Wallace: Whenever someone recognises me but can't place me I tell them I'm part of the Olympic cycling team (Lie)

Ring of Truth

Prince Charles became a member of the Magic Circle after auditioning with his cup and balls trick (Truth)

Gary Barlow has a microphone installed in his downstairs bathroom to record new song ideas, as it is where he fells the most creative (Lie)

This Is My...

Ronni: Sylvan designed a household robot with my voice

Chris: Sylvan is my masseuse and he was also the guitarist in Simply Red (Truth)

David: This is Sylvan and he's my next door neighbour. I promised I'd get him on TV after he complained about an all-night party in my flat

Final Round

Lee: I can't eat custard creams because they remind me of Spencer Whitfield who bullied me at school (Lie)

David: The only concert I have ever been to was by Shirley Bassey (Truth)

Gabby: These are some of the birthday cards I have sent to my pets (Lie)


The game is a draw, 5 points each. Rob's top liar award goes to Gabby Logan

Broadcast details

Monday 21st September 2009
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rob Brydon Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Team Captain
David Mitchell Team Captain
Guest cast
Gabby Logan Guest
Christopher Hoy (as Chris Hoy) Guest
Ronni Ancona Guest
Danny Wallace 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)
Shaun Pye 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


David's Concert

Was the only concert which David Mitchell attended a performance of Shirley Bassey?

Featuring: Gabby Logan, Rob Brydon, Chris Hoy, Ronni Ancona, Danny Wallace, Lee Mack, David Mitchell.

David's Concert - The Reveal

David reveals if the only music concert he has been to was one of Shirley Bassey.

Featuring: Gabby Logan, Rob Brydon, Chris Hoy, Ronni Ancona, Danny Wallace, Lee Mack, David Mitchell.

Gabby Logan's Red Underwear

Does Gabby Logan always wear red underwear whenever she presents a show for the first time.

Featuring: Gabby Logan, Rob Brydon, Chris Hoy, Ronni Ancona, Danny Wallace, Lee Mack, David Mitchell.


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