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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 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


  1. Saturday 17th October 2009 at 9:30pm on BBC2 (45 minute version)
  2. Monday 19th October 2009 at 11:20pm on BBC2
  3. Saturday 12th June 2010 at 9:45pm on BBC2
  4. Tuesday 5th October 2010 at 11:20pm on Dave
  5. Wednesday 6th October 2010 at 9:00pm on Dave
  6. Thursday 18th November 2010 at 11:00pm on Dave
  7. Wednesday 22nd December 2010 at 9:00pm on Dave
  8. Monday 31st January 2011 at 10:00pm on Dave
  9. Monday 7th March 2011 at 9:00pm on Dave
  10. Friday 17th June 2011 at 10:20pm on Dave
  11. Saturday 18th June 2011 at 1:20am on Dave
  12. Sunday 3rd February 2013 at 1:40pm on Dave
  13. Sunday 3rd February 2013 at 5:40pm on Dave
  14. Sunday 28th April 2013 at 1:00pm on Dave
  15. Sunday 28th April 2013 at 5:00pm on Dave
  16. Wednesday 16th October 2013 at 11:40pm on Dave (60 minute version)
  17. Sunday 6th April 2014 at 1:40pm on Dave
  18. Sunday 6th April 2014 at 6:40pm on Dave
  19. Monday 19th May 2014 at 12:00pm on Dave
  20. Tuesday 20th May 2014 at 1:40am on Dave

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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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