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Have I Got News For You

BBC One and BBC Two panel show about the news. 457 episodes (52 series), 1990 - 2016. Stars Ian Hislop, Paul Merton and Angus Deayton.

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Series 2 (1991)

Following the successful debut series, Have I Got News For You returned in 1991 for an extended ten episode run, plus its first Christmas special.

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Series 11 (1996)

This series is notable for the absence of Paul Merton. The team captain had decided to take a one-series break from the show and thus he only appeared in the first of these eight episodes.

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Series 21 (2001)

The first HIGNFY series of 2001 was a busy affair - it contained both a Children In Need Special and a 2001 General Election Special.

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Series 23 (2002)

In was business as usual for HIGNFY in 2002... until The News Of The World put host Angus Deayton on its front page on the 19th May. The host suddenly was the news - it was a scandal that would eventually lead to him being forced to stand down as host.

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Series 39 (2010)

A guide to the April 2010 version of the show. This series included an episode recorded the morning after the historic 2010 General Election in which Britain failed to elect a government.

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Series 50 (2015)

HIGNFY returned in the autumn of 2015 for a landmark 50th series, running up to Christmas. This was its 25th year on screen.

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Series 51 (2016)

Series 51 saw the 100th different person have a go at being guest host. The episodes were broadcast in the run-up to the referendum on whether Britain should stay in Europe.

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