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David Mitchell

David Mitchell

United Kingdom

Age: 49

Born: 14 Jul, 1974

Known for

In Peep Show as Markas Mark

in Peep Show
In Would I Lie to You? as Team Captainas Team Captain

in Would I Lie to You?
In Back (UK) as Stephenas Stephen

in Back (UK)
In Upstart Crow as William Shakespeareas William Shakespeare

in Upstart Crow

TV Series Starring David Mitchell

Ludwig (2023)Ludwig (2023)
BBC One In Development | Comedy, Crime

The series follows full-time luddite, John 'Ludwig' Taylor, as he assumes the identity of his missing twin brother in a bid to track him down and bring him home. However, filling the shoes of your identical twin is one thing - when your twin also happens to be a successful DCI leading Cambridge's busy inner-city major crimes team the stakes are much higher. John may be a master of all things cryptic, but can he crack the biggest puzzle of his life?

David Mitchell's OutsidersDavid Mitchell's Outsiders
Dave, 2021 Running | Comedy, Reality
Rating: 3.3/5

Outsiders sees David Mitchell challenge a returning cast of three pairs of comedians to prove they've got the mettle and skills to thrive in the great outdoors.

Back (UK)Back (UK)
Channel 4, 2017 On Haitus | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Back is a British sitcom about foster-brothers Stephen and Andrew who compete to take over their family business after their father's death. The show follows the two estranged brothers as they navigate their complicated relationship and try to outdo each other in the business world. David Mitchell and Robert Webb star in this witty and entertaining comedy.

Upstart CrowUpstart Crow
BBC Two, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Upstart Crow is a six-part series about the early career of William Shakespeare. David Mitchell stars as the Bard, alongside Harry Enfield, Paula Wilcox, Liza Tarbuck and Gemma Whelan. The series is part of the BBC Shakespeare Festival and explores Shakespeare's life and work as he begins his career.

BBC Three, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Politics | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.4/5

Newly arrived British Ambassador Keith Davies tries to secure a £2 billion helicopter contract for the UK in the fictional Central Asian Republic of Tazbekistan. The TV series Ambassadors follows Keith Davies as he navigates the challenges and politics of Tazbekistan in his mission to secure the helicopter contract.

Was It Something I Said?Was It Something I Said?
Channel 4, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Lifestyle, Game Show | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.5/5

The series is a panel show which pits two teams against one another in a battle of word play, answering questions based on quotes, tweets and autobiographies.

Best of the WorstBest of the Worst
YouTube, 2013 Running | Comedy, Game Show
Rating: 3/5

Join Mike, Jay, Jessi, Josh, Rich and Jack on their quest to find the best of the worst movies out there. In each episode, they watch three terrible films and hilariously dissect them. From cheesy B-movies to cringe-worthy blockbusters, this group of friends will make you laugh with their witty commentary and sarcastic remarks. Get ready for a wild ride through the worst of cinema.

10 O'Clock Live10 O'Clock Live
Channel 4, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Current Events, News
Rating: 1/5

Four comedians act as journalists reporting on live news in 10 O'Clock Live, a Channel 4 series. Jimmy Carr, David Mitchell, Charlie Brooker and Lauren Laverne give their take on news broadcasts. 10 O'Clock Live is a satirical news show featuring Jimmy Carr, David Mitchell, Charlie Brooker and Lauren Laverne. The four comedians provide their own unique perspective on current events.

The BubbleThe Bubble
BBC Three, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Celebrities, Lifestyle, Game Show
Rating: 3/5

David Mitchell hosts this current affairs quiz show, in which panellists are kept away from the media up to four days before it's filmed. Once in the studio, they have to distinguish the real news stories which broke whilst they were in The Bubble , from fakes.

Would I Lie to You?Would I Lie to You?
BBC One, 2007 Running | Comedy, Family, Celebrities, Game Show | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

David Mitchell and Lee Mack captain opposing teams in a game of deception. Can they convince each other that their unbelievable stories are true? In Would I Lie to You?, teams compete to see who can tell the most convincing lies. The goal is to trick the opposing team into believing their false stories.

That Mitchell and Webb LookThat Mitchell and Webb Look
BBC Three, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Sketch/Improv, Fantasy
Rating: 4.2/5

That Mitchell and Webb Look is a British sketch comedy series featuring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. It is a mix of mockumentaries, TV parodies, and character sketches. The show is known for its sharp writing and clever humor, and has been praised for its ability to satirize a wide range of topics. It originally aired on BBC Two.

Jam & JerusalemJam & Jerusalem
BBC One, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Family
Rating: 3/5

Jam & Jerusalem is a British TV series set in a small West Country village. It revolves around Sal and Tip, who live a busy life at the center of their community. Tip is the surgery's receptionist with an intricate knowledge of everyone's ailments. The show explores the lives of the village residents.

Beauty and the Geek (UK)Beauty and the Geek (UK)
E4, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Reality

Beauty and the Geek UK is a reality TV show without a host but with voiceovers by David Mitchell. It aired on E4 following the success of the US version. The show is advertised as 'the Ultimate Social Experiment' and features a group of beauties and geeks who are paired up to compete in various challenges. The first series ended on 14 March and was later repeated on Channel 4.

Peep ShowPeep Show
Channel 4, 2003 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Essentially, a take on the 'odd-couple' sitcom, Peep Show revolves around the lives of two twentysomethings, Mark and Jeremy, who share a flat. Mark is an office worker, with a bleak outlook on life, who obsesses over his co-worker, Sophie. Jeremy in contrast, is a lazy, shallow guy trying to make it in the music industry.

The Mitchell and Webb SituationThe Mitchell and Webb Situation
Other, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy
Rating: 3/5

David Mitchell and Robert Webb's riotous comedy show, The Mitchell and Webb Situation, gushes forth an hilarious stream of surreal and quirkily inventive sketches self-penned by the talented duo. Originally made for UKTV's much missed channel, Play uk, its cult success catapulted the stars into their acting roles in Channel 4's hugely successful - and Bafta-nominated - Peep Show.