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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. 477 episodes (54 series), 1990 - 2017. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Another series is in development.
Series 52, Highlights Special is repeated on Dave on Sunday at 9pm

Series 36, Episode 1

Have I Got News For You. Fern Britton. Copyright: BBC / Hat Trick Productions.
Fern Britton acts as host. With Tom Bradby on Ian's side and Mark Steel on Paul's.


Ian and Tom are the winners.

Broadcast details

Friday 17th October 2008
30 minutes


  1. Sunday 28th February 2010 at 9:00pm on Dave
  2. Friday 19th November 2010 at 10:20pm on Dave
  3. Saturday 5th March 2011 at 9:40pm on Dave
  4. Monday 7th March 2011 at 9:40pm on Dave
  5. Monday 23rd May 2011 at 10:20pm on Dave
  6. Tuesday 16th August 2011 at 11:00pm on ITV4
  7. Wednesday 17th August 2011 at 1:35am on ITV4
  8. Thursday 27th October 2011 at 9:40pm on Dave
  9. Friday 28th October 2011 at 12:40am on Dave
  10. Friday 6th January 2012 at 1:50am on Dave

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Fern Britton Host / Presenter
Mark Steel Guest
Tom Bradby Guest
Writing team
Pete Sinclair Writer (Additional Material)
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Giles Pilbrow Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Nick Martin Producer
Jo Bunting Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Simon Brook Editor
Graham Portbury Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mikki Rain Production Designer

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