British Comedy Guide

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 7, Episode 7

Would I Lie To You?. Image shows from L to R: Greg Rutherford, David Mitchell, Kirsty Young, Rob Brydon, Henning Wehn, Joanna Scanlan, Lee Mack. Copyright: Zeppotron.
David Mitchell is joined by Greg Rutherford MBE and Kirsty Young, and Lee Mack is joined by Joanna Scanlan and Henning Wehn.


David's team won, 3 points to 2.

Broadcast details

Friday 21st June 2013
30 minutes


  1. Monday 24th June 2013 at 8:30pm on BBC3
  2. Friday 4th April 2014 at 11:25pm on BBC1
  3. Monday 30th June 2014 at 7:30pm on BBC3
  4. Wednesday 15th April 2015 at 10:00pm on Dave
  5. Thursday 16th April 2015 at 1:55am on Dave
  6. Wednesday 23rd September 2015 at 11:40pm on Dave
  7. Friday 8th January 2016 at 11:25pm on BBC1
  8. Thursday 11th February 2016 at 12:40am on Dave
  9. Thursday 11th February 2016 at 9:20pm on Dave
  10. Thursday 2nd June 2016 at 10:00pm on Dave
  11. Thursday 25th August 2016 at 11:40pm on Dave
  12. Thursday 22nd December 2016 at 11:50pm on Dave
  13. Friday 17th March 2017 at 3:20pm on Dave
  14. Friday 17th March 2017 at 11:40pm on Dave
  15. Sunday 28th May 2017 at 12:40am on Dave
  16. Tuesday 20th June 2017 at 12:50am on Dave
  17. Sunday 16th July 2017 at 2:20pm on Dave
  18. Tuesday 5th September 2017 at 10:40pm on Dave
  19. Saturday 10th February 2018 at 3:40pm on Dave
  20. Saturday 10th February 2018 at 9:40pm on Dave
  21. Sunday 11th February 2018 at 1:40am on Dave

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rob Brydon Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Team Captain
David Mitchell Team Captain
Guest cast
Greg Rutherford (as Greg Rutherford MBE) Guest
Joanna Scanlan Guest
Henning Wehn Guest
Kirsty Young Guest
Writing team
Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Rachel Ablett Series Producer
Aoife Dunne Producer
Gemma Martin Producer
Peter Holmes Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Gilly Hall Executive Producer
Steve Nayler Editor
Patrick Doherty Production Designer


Did Kirsty Young name her chickens after newsreaders?

Crimewatch and Desert Island Discs presenter Kirsty Young is grilled by Lee Mack and his team over her claim that she keeps chickens - all named after her favourite newsreaders.

Featuring: Rob Brydon, Greg Rutherford MBE, Joanna Scanlan, Henning Wehn, Kirsty Young, Lee Mack, David Mitchell.

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