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
  • 590 episodes (66 series)

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

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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


Show past repeats

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

Cast & crew

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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