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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. 90 episodes (11 series), 2007 - 2018. Stars Rob Brydon, Angus Deayton, Lee Mack and David Mitchell.

Another series is in development.
Series 6, Episode 4 is repeated on Dave today at 5pm.

Series 5, Episode 3

Full synopsis

Would I Lie To You?. Image shows from L to R: David Mitchell, David O'Doherty, Rob Brydon, Bill Turnbull, Lee Mack. Copyright: Zeppotron.

This week David Mitchell teams up with BBC Breakfast presenter Bill Turnbull and Pineapple Dance Studios star Louie Spence, while Lee Mack is joined by Irish comic David O'Doherty and comedy actress Katherine Parkinson.

This week viewers discover if Louie deliberately makes himself cry before every performance and if David O'Doherty is actually seeing a hypnotist to cure a strange addiction...

Broadcast details

Friday 23rd September 2011
30 minutes


  1. Friday 23rd September 2011 at 11:45pm on BBC1 Scot
  2. Friday 13th July 2012 at 8:30pm on BBC1
  3. Monday 17th September 2012 at 10:20pm on Dave
  4. Tuesday 18th September 2012 at 1:00am on Dave
  5. Saturday 27th October 2012 at 3:40pm on Dave
  6. Monday 17th December 2012 at 10:40pm on Dave
  7. Tuesday 18th December 2012 at 1:35am on Dave
  8. Saturday 20th April 2013 at 10:20pm on Dave
  9. Wednesday 26th June 2013 at 11:00pm on Dave
  10. Friday 15th November 2013 at 11:40pm on Dave
  11. Saturday 16th November 2013 at 8:20pm on Dave
  12. Tuesday 24th December 2013 at 4:40pm on Dave
  13. Wednesday 25th December 2013 at 12:20am on Dave
  14. Monday 10th February 2014 at 10:00pm on Dave
  15. Tuesday 11th February 2014 at 2:15am on Dave
  16. Wednesday 14th May 2014 at 12:00pm on Dave
  17. Wednesday 14th May 2014 at 5:00pm on Dave
  18. Friday 12th September 2014 at 9:00pm on Dave
  19. Sunday 2nd November 2014 at 8:00pm on Dave
  20. Saturday 3rd January 2015 at 9:20pm on Dave
  21. Friday 20th March 2015 at 11:40pm on Dave
  22. Tuesday 12th May 2015 at 8:00pm on Dave
  23. Saturday 31st October 2015 at 1:40am on Dave
  24. Saturday 31st October 2015 at 7:40pm on Dave
  25. Thursday 18th February 2016 at 12:40am on Dave
  26. Thursday 18th February 2016 at 9:20pm on Dave
  27. Thursday 14th July 2016 at 8:40pm on Dave
  28. Friday 17th February 2017 at 7:20pm on Dave
  29. Monday 20th February 2017 at 3:20pm on Dave
  30. Wednesday 12th April 2017 at 10:35pm on Dave
  31. Saturday 24th June 2017 at 9:40pm on Dave
  32. Sunday 25th June 2017 at 1:40am on Dave
  33. Monday 4th September 2017 at 2:05am on Dave
  34. Thursday 7th September 2017 at 12:00am on Dave
  35. Thursday 7th September 2017 at 2:00am on Dave
  36. Tuesday 27th February 2018 at 1:40am on Dave
  37. Friday 2nd March 2018 at 11:35pm on Dave
  38. Saturday 3rd March 2018 at 1:35am on Dave

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rob Brydon Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Team Captain
David Mitchell Team Captain
Guest cast
David O'Doherty Guest
Katherine Parkinson Guest
Bill Turnbull Guest
Louie Spence Guest
Writing team
Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Will Ing Writer (Additional Material)
Adam Bostock-Smith Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Craig Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Rachel Ablett Series Producer
Kate Staples Producer
Peter Holmes Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Gilly Hall Executive Producer
Tom Munden Editor
Patrick Doherty Production Designer


Lee Mack Knows Your Head Size

Lee Mack claims he can tell the circumference of someone's head just by looking at them. But is he telling the truth?

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Featuring: Rob Brydon, David O'Doherty, Katherine Parkinson, Bill Turnbull, Louie Spence, Lee Mack, David Mitchell.

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