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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 37, Episode 1

With host Frank Skinner and guest panellists Alan Duncan and Katy Brand.


Ian and Katy are the winners.

Broadcast details

Friday 24th April 2009
30 minutes


  1. Saturday 25th April 2009 at 9:00pm on BBC2 (45 minute version)
  2. Sunday 26th April 2009 at 10:00pm on BBC2
  3. Saturday 10th April 2010 at 9:00pm on Dave
  4. Saturday 22nd May 2010 at 11:40pm on Dave
  5. Monday 12th July 2010 at 9:00pm on Dave
  6. Monday 26th July 2010 at 9:40pm on Dave
  7. Monday 23rd August 2010 at 9:40pm on Dave
  8. Thursday 2nd September 2010 at 11:00pm on Dave
  9. Monday 7th February 2011 at 9:00pm on Dave
  10. Friday 29th April 2011 at 9:00pm on Dave
  11. Thursday 25th August 2011 at 11:00pm on Dave
  12. Friday 26th August 2011 at 1:35am on Dave
  13. Tuesday 1st November 2011 at 10:40pm on Dave
  14. Wednesday 2nd November 2011 at 1:35am on Dave
  15. Monday 16th April 2012 at 8:40pm on Dave
  16. Tuesday 17th April 2012 at 12:10am on Dave
  17. Thursday 11th October 2012 at 4:40pm on Dave

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Frank Skinner Host / Presenter
Alan Duncan Guest
Katy Brand 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
Jo Bunting Producer
Mark Barrett Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Simon Brook Editor
Jon Ellis Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mikki Rain Production Designer


Have I Got News For You, News... For You - 1

The first online version of the show, presented by Alexander Armstrong.

Featuring: Alexander Armstrong.

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