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. 524 episodes (59 series), 1990 - 2020. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

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Series 36, Episode 5

Have I Got News For You. Jack Dee. Copyright: BBC / Hat Trick Productions.
Jack Dee acts as host, with Miranda Hart on Ian's side and Quentin Letts with guest team captain Frank Skinner, who replaces Paul Merton is ill with a kidney infection.


Paul did not appear in this episode because of a kidney infection. It was Merton's first sick day off from the show ever.

Ian and Miranda are the winners.

Broadcast details

Friday 21st November 2008
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Guest cast
Jack Dee Host / Presenter
Frank Skinner Team Captain
Quentin Letts Guest
Miranda Hart Guest
Writing team
Mark Burton Writer (Additional Material)
Pete Sinclair Writer (Additional Material)
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Dave Cohen Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Powell Writer (Additional Material)
Jack Dee Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
John L Spencer Director
Nick Martin Producer
Jo Bunting Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Simon Brook Editor
Jon Ellis Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mikki Rain Production Designer

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