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Would I Lie to You?

Would I Lie to You?

Fri May 3, 8.30-9pm, BBC1

By Phil Harrison
Series seven, episode one
This, believe it or not, is the seventh series of ‘Would I Lie to You?’. A hardy perennial then, which seems to suggest that casting, not format is the most important factor in the success of a panel show. The competitive comic chemistry between posh pedant David Mitchell and ruthlessly efficient robo-quipper Lee Mack sustains the show, and Rob Brydon is a likeable host too.

A few of the rougher edges have been smoothed out over the years – ‘WILTY?’ occupies a pre-watershed slot these days, so we can probably forget about any more appearances from Frankie Boyle or Jimmy Carr. But it remains really watchable Friday evening fare. No previews of this opening episode were available, but tonight the resident trio are joined by Dara O Briain, Denise Van Outen, Rhod Gilbert and Vernon Kay. Solid.

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