The Truth is Out There
Series 1, Episode 7
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Air date 08/02/2013
Written by Emma Reeves
Directed by Stewart Svaasand
Episode guide
The Real Faith Davis

The Truth is Out There is the seventh episode in the first series of The Dumping Ground. It aired at 17:00 on 08/02/2013 on the CBBC Channel.


After failing his exams, Frank renounces school and gets a job in a cafe. At the cafe, he falls in love with a girl called Jade and meets her friend Angel who claims she is a psychic. Is Angel really in contact with the dead or is it all a con?


  • First appearance of Jade.
  • Louise Jameson (Angel) is the fifth actor who had a role in Doctor Who prior to an acting role in the Tracy Beaker franchise.
  • The episode was nominated for "Best Children's Television Script" of the "2013 Writers' Guild Awards", but lost to the episode "What Would Gus Want?"
  • The question as to whether Razz is alive or not is brought up again in this episode and is eventually answered in Scary Beasts.
  • Faith mentions singer Robbie Williams and his song Angels.
The Dumping Ground episodes

Series 1: Home AloneLiberty in the DGBabyS.O.S.What Would Gus Want?The Real Faith DavisThe Truth is Out ThereDreamlandA Day in The PastOh, Mo!Seriously FunnyEsmeScary Beasts

Series 2: Kick OffQuittersThe Dumping Ground ExperienceThe BarbecueFinding FrankHolding OnEnduranceI Have a DreamSticks and StonesGI JohnnyBe My GirlHopeFace The Music

Series 3: Party GamesGrand Theft DGStuck with YouMischiefNow You See MeIt's Not About the MoneyFake it to Make itBreaking InThe Long Way HomeDragon SlayerThree DaysFree to Good HomeBetter Than YouWho Are You?Where is Love?Goodbye GirlSomething BorrowedWhat Matters?Coming RoundRefuge

Series 4: Lost and FoundBear-Faced LiarStepping UpThey Walk Among UsHold The Front PageGrowing PainsSubmarineFirst Past The PostSurvivorsThe End of it AllPerfect MatchDorisRisky BusinessI TrollIt Takes TwoGetting to Know YouTwo CampsHow to be PerfectOne For SorrowTwo For Joy

Series 5: Miscreants, Robots and BulliesBack in The GameOne Giant LeapThe Fairytale PrincessSittin' in a TreeFaking ItSasha Bellman P.I.BeliefVox PopuliFreeThe WardrobeFarvelChoose Your Own AdventureMaking WavesThe Phantom of Ashdene RidgeThe SwitchMission Totally PossibleSickRough JusticeWhere You Belong#SaveTheDGWhat Lies Beneath

Series 6: Jody On The RopesSaved By The BellGive & TakeHeroesSorryNotSorryCat's In The CradleChallenging TimesTwo Sides to Every StoryUtopiaThe LurgyRyanManHolding Out For a Hero

Specials: Jody in WonderlandLiam's StoryFloss The FoundlingDumping Ground IslandSasha's Contact Meeting