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. 543 episodes (61 series), 1990 - 2021. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

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Series 39 - Have I Got Election News For You

Have I Got News For You. Lembit Öpik. Copyright: BBC / Hat Trick Productions.
The 2010 General Election is finally over - which gives HIGNFY a chance to mock Brown, Cameron and Clegg without having to worry about being impartial. With host Jo Brand and guest panellists Jon Richardson and ex-MP Lembit Opik.


Paul and Lembit are the winners. Jon Richardson and Paul Merton briefly swapped teams as part of a joke, and thus this episode briefly saw Ian and Paul on the same team.

Broadcast details

Friday 7th May 2010
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Jo Brand Host / Presenter
Lembit Öpik Guest
Jon Richardson Guest
Writing team
Mark Burton Writer (Additional Material)
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
Lissa Evans Director
Jo Bunting Producer
Mark Barrett Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer

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