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Would I Lie To You? Bob Mortimer Is Back

After returning for a new series last week they've saved the best for the second episode. Bob Mortimer is one of the guests alongside  Angellica Bell, Suggs and Holly Willoughby..


Christmas Fishing Special for Mortimer & Whitehouse And Talking of Double Acts Rare Morecambe And Wise Show To Be Screened Too

Paul Whitehouse’s Christmas gift to Bob Mortimer this year is to take him on a quest to catch an elusive English Salmon. So the pair head to the beautiful rivers Eden and Tyne around Newcastle to start their Gone Christmas Fishing seasonal adventure.


Book Review: Bob Mortimer The Autobiography – And Away...

Let's get the obvious out of the way. Bob Mortimer is pretty much established as a national treasure. Maybe not in the Judi Dench league just yet, but for a generation of comedy fans – maybe a couple of generations - he is up there with the showbiz legends. So it's great to hear his story of how he got there first-hand.


Artist Sets Up Crowdfunding Campaign To Create Comic Deck Of Cards

Edinburgh artist Aislinn Prior has set up a Kickstarter page to raise funds to put together a unique pack of cards featuring famous comedy faces including Bob Mortimer and This Country's Daisy May Cooper.


Would I Lie To You? Best Bits

No sooner have we got used to Would I Lie To You in a Monday slot it returns to a Friday night with a Best Bits show.

Rob Brydon, Lee Mack and David Mitchell are joined by celebrity guests who reveal amazing stories about themselves. But is it true or is it false?


News: Bob Mortimer Writes Autobiography

Gallery Books is to publish Bob Mortimer’s memoir. It will be called And Away... 

Publishing director for non-fiction Holly Harris acquired world rights from Caroline Chignell at PBJ Management. Simon & Schuster imprint Gallery Books will publish the book on September 16 in hardback, e-book and an audiobook narrated by the author.


News: Would I Lie To You? Airs Unseen Bob Mortimer

First the bad news. It's the last episode in the current series of Would I Lie To You? tonight. And now the good news. It's an outtakes episode and it includes some previously unseen footage of national treasure in waiting Bob Mortimer.

Who can ever forget his story earlier in the series about aiding Grand Prix driver Damon Hill with a scotch egg/pocket meat in the run-up to a vital race. Or his previous riffs about DIY dentistry, breaking an apple in half and cracking a raw egg into his bath, courtesy of Chris Rea.


News: Would I Lie To You? Moves To Earlier Time And New Day

You've probably only just got over watching Bob Mortimer talk about feeding racing driver Damon Hill pocket meat on Friday night and now there's a new episode of the show with Would I Lie To You? moving to a new day and a new time – Mondays at 8.30pm.

Sadly Bob Mortimer is not on this edition, but it does feature a pretty enticing line-up alongside regulars Lee Mack, David Mitchell and host Rob Brydon.


Video: Bob Mortimer's 2021 Damon Hill Story On Would I Lie To You?

Bob Mortimer has struck comedy gold again on Would I Lie To You?

In his latest appearance he told a story about how he helped Damon Hill to win a Grand Prix thanks to the judicious use of a Scotch Egg. Mortimer of course has previous when it comes to celebrities and eggs. He previously told a story of how Chris Rea had advised him to crack an egg into his bath.

"I'm not a Formula One fan. I probably prefer soil science." 

Find out whether his latest yarn is true or false below.


News: Would I Lie To You? Guests Tonight

I guess this is the episode every fan of WILTY should be looking forward to. Bob Mortimer, the champion weaver of weird WILTY tales, is back on the show this evening.

Rob Brydon, Lee Mack and David Mitchell are joined by Mortimer, Samantha Morton, Miles Jupp and Sarah Hadland.

Can Mortimer top some of his previous classic moments where he talked about DIY dentistry, getting bath advice from Chris Rea and his talent for tearing apples in half?



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