The Unbelievable Truth

David Mitchell hosts the game show in which panellists are encouraged to tell lies and compete to see how many items of truth they are able to smuggle past their opponents.

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00PILOT2006101920070101

With Jeremy Hardy, Andy Hamilton, Neil Mullarkey, Graeme Garden

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Jo Brand, Clive Anderson, Jeremy Hardy, Alan Davies

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Marcus Brigstocke, Tony Hawkes, Neil Mullarkey, Frankie Boyle

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With Alan Davies, Simon Evans, Tony Hawks and Phill Jupitus.

David Mitchell hosts the game show in which panellists are encouraged to tell lies. With Alan Davies, Simon Evans, Tony Hawks and Phill Jupitus.

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Michael McIntyre resorts to toilet humour and Lucy Porter tells tall stories of giraffes.

Michael McIntyre resorts to toilet humour and Lucy Porter tells tall stories of giraffes. David Mitchell chairs. From May 2008.

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With Adam Buxton, Ed Byrne, Lee Mack and Tim Vine.

David Mitchell hosts the game show in which panellists are encouraged to tell lies. With Adam Buxton, Ed Byrne, Lee Mack and Tim Vine.

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With Alan Davies, Simon Evans, Tony Hawks and Phill Jupitus.

David Mitchell tries to sort facts from fiction. With Alan Davies, Simon Evans, Tony Hawks and Phill Jupitus. From May 2008.

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David Mitchell chairs the fibbing quiz. With Graeme Garden, Fred MacAulay and Lucy Porter.

David Mitchell chairs the fibbing quiz. With Graeme Garden, Fred MacAulay, Michael McIntyre and Lucy Porter. From June 2008.

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With Adam Buxton, Ed Byrne, Lee Mack and Tim Vine.

David Mitchell tries to sort facts from fiction. With Adam Buxton, Ed Byrne, Lee Mack and Tim Vine. From June 2008.

Graeme Garden, Fred Macaulay, Michael Mcintyre, Lucy Porter

02XMAS2008121520081221

David Mitchell hosts a special Christmas edition of the game show in which panellists are encouraged to tell lies and compete to see how many items of truth they are able to smuggle past their opponents.

The panel are Graeme Garden, Jack Dee, Armando Iannucci and Sean Lock

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Simon Evans, Tony Hawks, Milton Jones, Johnny Vaughan

04NEWYEARNew Year Special2009122820100103

The panel includes Rob Brydon, John Lloyd, Alan Davies and Stephen Fry

David Mitchell hosts a special New Year's edition of the game show in which panellists are encouraged to tell lies and compete to see how many items of truth they are able to smuggle past their opponents. The panel includes Rob Brydon, John Lloyd and Stephen Fry.

A Random Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.

Part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season.

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Rhod Gilbert, Kevin Bridges, Tom Wrigglesworth and Lucy Porter are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Bells, Donkeys, The Police and Mrs Beeton.

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20110411 (BBC7)

Alan Davies, Jack Dee, Marcus Brigstocke and Lucy Porter are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: curry, eyes, flies and breasts.

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20110418 (BBC7)

Clive Anderson, Sue Perkins, Henning Wehn and Graeme Garden are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: dogs, lobsters, Lewis Carroll and the sun.

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Arthur Smith, Tony Hawks, Rhod Gilbert and Charlie Brooker are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Mice, Soup, Television and Sir Walter Raleigh.

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Alan Davies, Jack Dee, Marcus Brigstocke and Lucy Porter are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Eyes, Snakes, Cutlery and Dieting.

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Clive Anderson, Sue Perkins, Henning Wehn and Graeme Garden are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Sheep, Furniture, The Ancient Greeks and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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20110516 (BBC7)

Arthur Smith, Tony Hawks, Rhod Gilbert and Charlie Brooker are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Ears, Divorce, Badgers and Ice Cream.

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20120102 (BBC7)

Lee Mack, Jack Dee, Rufus Hound and Graeme Garden are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Reindeer, Decorations, Boxes and Pantomime.

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Tony Hawks, Alan Davies, Tom Wrigglesworth and John Finnemore are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Wool, Flowers, The Radio and Pasta.

With panellists Tony Hawks, Alan Davies, Tom Wrigglesworth and John Finnemore.

David Mitchell hosts the panel game in which four comedians are encouraged to tell lies and compete against one another to see how many items of truth they're able to smuggle past their opponents. Tony Hawks, Alan Davies, Tom Wrigglesworth and John Finnemore are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Wool, Flowers, The Radio and Pasta.

The show is devised by Graeme Garden and Jon Naismith, the team behind Radio 4's I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue.

Producer: Jon Naismith.

A Random Entertainment Production for BBC Radio 4.

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20120409 (BBC7)

Tony Hawks, Arthur Smith, Lucy Porter and Graeme Garden are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Parrots, Breakfast, Insurance and Oliver Cromwell.

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20120416 (BBC7)

John Finnemore, Henning Wehn, Danielle Ward and Tom Wrigglesworth are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Pandas, Football, China and Smoking.

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20120423 (BBC7)

Marcus Brigstocke, Miles Jupp, Susan Calman and Alan Davies are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Swimming, Bread, Hotels and Foxes.

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20120430 (BBC7)

Tony Hawks, Arthur Smith, Lucy Porter and Graeme Garden are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Restaurants, Barbie dolls, Feet and Garlic.

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20120507 (BBC7)

(05/06)

With panellists Danielle Ward, Henning Wehn, Tom Wrigglesworth and John Finnemore.

David Mitchell hosts the panel game in which four comedians are encouraged to tell lies and compete against one another to see how many items of truth they're able to smuggle past their opponents. Danielle Ward, Henning Wehn, Tom Wrigglesworth and John Finnemore are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Bats, Cars, Orange and Dr. Johnson.

The show is devised by Graeme Garden and Jon Naismith, the team behind Radio 4's I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue.

Produced by Jon Naismith

A Random Entertainment Production for BBC Radio 4.

Danielle Ward, Henning Wehn, Tom Wrigglesworth and John Finnemore are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Bats, Cars, Orange and Dr. Johnson.

0906 LAST2012050720120513
20120514 (BBC7)

Miles Jupp, Susan Calman, Marcus Brigstocke and Alan Davies are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Goats, Singing, Glue and Painting.