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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 7 - The Unseen Bits

Rob Brydon, Lee Mack and David Mitchell return for an episode of previously unseen material from the comedy panel show.

Full synopsis

Amongst the guests on David Mitchell's team are Joan Bakewell, Susan Calman, Mel Giedroyc, Jason Manford, Sarah Millican, Stephen Mangan, Dermot O'Leary, Richard Osman, Jon Richardson, Greg Rutherford, Isy Suttie and Kirsty Young.

Guests joining Lee Mack include Charles Dance, Warwick Davis, Matt Dawson, David Harewood, Paul Hollywood, Carol Kirkwood, Bob Mortimer, David O'Doherty, Joanna Scanlan, Gok Wan, Henning Wehn and Josh Widdicombe.


Scheduled for broadcast at 10:35pm, this episode was delayed due to over-running headline news items.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th September 2013
30 minutes


  1. Friday 6th September 2013 at 11:35pm on BBC1 Scot
  2. Monday 9th September 2013 at 8:30pm on BBC3
  3. Monday 31st March 2014 at 7:30pm on BBC3
  4. Friday 15th August 2014 at 11:05pm on BBC1
  5. Wednesday 29th April 2015 at 10:00pm on Dave
  6. Thursday 30th April 2015 at 2:00am on Dave
  7. Wednesday 30th September 2015 at 1:00am on Dave
  8. Wednesday 30th September 2015 at 2:20am on Dave
  9. Wednesday 30th September 2015 at 11:40pm on Dave
  10. Monday 22nd February 2016 at 8:30pm on BBC1
  11. Thursday 10th March 2016 at 12:20am on Dave
  12. Thursday 10th March 2016 at 9:20pm on Dave
  13. Tuesday 5th July 2016 at 12:00am on Dave
  14. Sunday 25th December 2016 at 10:20pm on Dave
  15. Friday 24th February 2017 at 11:20pm on Dave
  16. Sunday 28th May 2017 at 1:20am on Dave
  17. Thursday 13th July 2017 at 12:40am on Dave
  18. Saturday 5th August 2017 at 6:20pm on Dave
  19. Sunday 6th August 2017 at 3:20pm on Dave
  20. Saturday 4th November 2017 at 6:20pm on Dave
  21. Sunday 5th November 2017 at 2:50pm on Dave
  22. Saturday 17th February 2018 at 3:00pm on Dave
  23. Sunday 18th February 2018 at 12:45am on Dave
  24. Sunday 18th February 2018 at 3:25am on Dave

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rob Brydon Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Team Captain
David Mitchell Team Captain
Guest cast
Jason Manford Guest
Stephen Mangan Guest
David O'Doherty Guest
Sarah Millican Guest
Jon Richardson Guest
Mel Giedroyc Guest
Bob Mortimer Guest
Richard Osman Guest
Charles Dance (as Charles Dance OBE) Guest
Isy Suttie Guest
Gok Wan Guest
Joan Bakewell Guest
Warwick Davis Guest
Paul Hollywood Guest
Matt Dawson (as Matt Dawson MBE) Guest
Dermot O'Leary Guest
Josh Widdicombe Guest
Susan Calman Guest
Carol Kirkwood Guest
David Harewood Guest
Greg Rutherford (as Greg Rutherford MBE) Guest
Joanna Scanlan Guest
Henning Wehn Guest
Kirsty Young Guest
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
Michael Marden Editor
Patrick Doherty Production Designer


Does Charles Dance answer the phone like this...

David Mitchell and the panel interrogate Game of Thrones star Charles Dance who claims that he always answers the phone in the voice of his fictional Northern Irish handyman, Sean.

Featuring: Rob Brydon, Stephen Mangan, Charles Dance OBE, Isy Suttie, Lee Mack, David Mitchell.

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