Have I Got News For You. Image shows left to right: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton. Credit: Matt Crockett
Have I Got News For You

Have I Got News For You

  • TV panel show
  • BBC One / BBC Two
  • 1990 - 2024
  • 600 episodes (67 series)

Long-running topical panel game with a strong political slant, featuring team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton. Also features Angus Deayton.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

Have I Got News For You. Image shows from L to R: Ian Hislop, Sandi Toksvig
With Sandi Toksvig on Ian's side and Kate Saunders on Paul's.


Ian and Sandi are the winners.

Broadcast details

Friday 28th September 1990
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Angus Deayton Host / Presenter
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Sandi Toksvig Guest
Kate Saunders Guest
Production team
John F.D. Northover Director
Jimmy Mulville Series Producer
Harry Thompson Producer
Denise O'Donoghue Executive Producer
Steve Tempia Editor
Graeme Story Production Designer
Hazel Lesniarek Production Designer
Michael Lingard Lighting Designer
George Webley (as Big George) Composer

Share this page