Have I Got News For You. Image shows from L to R: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton.

Have I Got News For You

BBC One and BBC Two panel show about the news. 534 episodes (60 series), 1990 - 2020. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

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Series 54, Episode 4 is repeated on Dave today at 10pm.

Series 17

Children In Need Special: Have I Got Buzzcocks All Over

First broadcast: Friday 12th March 1999

A special Children in Need edition of the show, combining elements of Have I Got News For You with Never Mind the Buzzcocks and They Think It's All Over. With Meat Loaf and Jo Brand, captained by Phill Jupitus, and Carol Barnes and Phil Tufnell, captained by Nick Hancock.


1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 16th April 1999

With Richard Whiteley on Ian's side and David Aaronovitch on Paul's.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 23rd April 1999

With Paul Daniels on Ian's side and Charlie Whelan on Paul's.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 30th April 1999

With Trevor Phillips on Ian's side and Bill Bailey on Paul's.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 7th May 1999

With Peter Hitchens on Ian's side and Clarissa Dickson Wright on Paul's.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 14th May 1999

With Stephen Fry on Ian's side and Richard Littlejohn on Paul's.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 21st May 1999

With Meera Syal on Ian's side and Brian Sewell on Paul's.


7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 28th May 1999

With Jimmy Savile on Ian's side and Diane Abbott on Paul's.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Friday 4th June 1999

With Pauline McLynn on Ian's side and Edward Stourton on Paul's.