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 38, Episode 1

Have I Got News For You. Martin Clunes. Copyright: BBC / Hat Trick Productions
With guest host Martin Clunes and panellists Charlie Brooker and Arlene Phillips.


Paul and Arlene are the winners.

Broadcast details

Friday 16th October 2009
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 17th October 2009 9:30pm
45 minute version
Monday 19th October 2009 11:20pm BBC2
Saturday 12th June 2010 9:45pm BBC2
Tuesday 5th October 2010 11:20pm Dave
Wednesday 6th October 2010 9:00pm Dave
Thursday 18th November 2010 11:00pm Dave
Wednesday 22nd December 2010 9:00pm Dave
Monday 31st January 2011 10:00pm Dave
Monday 7th March 2011 9:00pm Dave
Friday 17th June 2011 10:20pm Dave
Saturday 18th June 2011 1:20am Dave
Sunday 3rd February 2013 1:40pm Dave
Sunday 3rd February 2013 5:40pm Dave
Sunday 28th April 2013 1:00pm Dave
Sunday 28th April 2013 5:00pm Dave
Wednesday 16th October 2013 11:40pm
60 minute version
Sunday 6th April 2014 1:40pm Dave
Sunday 6th April 2014 6:40pm Dave
Monday 19th May 2014 12:00pm Dave
Tuesday 20th May 2014 1:40am Dave

Cast & crew

Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Martin Clunes Host / Presenter
Charlie Brooker Guest
Arlene Phillips 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)
Giles Pilbrow Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Nick Martin Producer
Mark Barrett Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Simon Brook Editor
Jon Ellis Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mikki Rain Production Designer

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