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Have I Got News For You. Image shows from L to R: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton. Copyright: BBC / Hat Trick Productions.

Have I Got News For You

BBC One and BBC Two panel show about the news. 486 episodes (55 series), 1990 - 2018. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Returns Friday 6th April at 9:30pm. Episode Guide
Series 53, Episode 9 is repeated on Dave on Sunday at 9pm.
Recording at The London Studios. Tickets

Series 19, Episode 1

With Stephen Fry on Ian's side and David Shayler on Paul's.

Full synopsis

Ian and Stephen are the winners.


Shayler could not come to London because he would have been arrested if he did. As a result, he was on a satellite link from Paris, which had a two-second delay, to Merton's annoyance.

Broadcast details

Friday 14th April 2000
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Angus Deayton Host / Presenter
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Stephen Fry Guest
David Shayler Guest
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Colin Swash Producer
Giles Pilbrow Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer

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