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
  • 600 episodes (67 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 40 - Highlights Special

Have I Got News For You. Image shows from L to R: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton. Copyright: BBC / Hat Trick Productions
In this special edition we have a look back at 2010, a year which saw the fall of Gordon Brown, a Con-Dem Coalition, the raise of the Tea Party Movement, and Hislop and Merton satirising it all.

Broadcast details

Friday 24th December 2010
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 25th December 2010 11:15pm
45 minute version
Thursday 29th December 2011 11:00pm BBC2
Wednesday 19th December 2012 10:00pm
60 minute version
Thursday 20th December 2012 12:15am
60 minute version
Wednesday 10th April 2013 9:00pm
60 minute version
Thursday 11th April 2013 1:00am
55 minute version
Sunday 27th October 2013 8:00pm
60 minute version
Tuesday 10th December 2013 10:00pm
55 minute version
Wednesday 11th December 2013 1:20am
55 minute version

Cast & crew

Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Jeremy Clarkson Host / Presenter
Martin Clunes Host / Presenter
Alexander Armstrong Host / Presenter
Bruce Forsyth Host / Presenter
Damian Lewis Host / Presenter
Jo Brand Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Host / Presenter
Frank Skinner Host / Presenter
Miranda Hart Host / Presenter
Robert Webb Host / Presenter
John Prescott Host / Presenter
Benedict Cumberbatch Host / Presenter
Chris Addison Host / Presenter
John Bishop Host / Presenter
Ken Livingstone (as Ken Livingstone MP) Guest
Clive Anderson Guest
Janet Street-Porter Guest
Lembit Öpik Guest
Penny Smith Guest
Nick Robinson Guest
Marcus Brigstocke Guest
Clare Balding Guest
Julia Hartley-Brewer Guest
Chris Addison Guest
Armando Iannucci Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Reginald D Hunter Guest
Charlie Higson Guest
Jon Richardson Guest
Kevin Bridges Guest
Victoria Coren Mitchell (as Victoria Coren) Guest
Richard Herring Guest
David Threlfall Guest
Robert Peston Guest
John Bishop Guest
James Blunt Guest
Greg Davies Guest
Sally Bercow Guest
Writing team
Mark Burton Writer (Additional Material)
Pete Sinclair Writer (Additional Material)
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
Dave Cohen Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Giles Pilbrow Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Powell Writer (Additional Material)
Will Ing Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Lissa Evans Director
Nick Martin Producer
Jo Bunting Producer
Mark Barrett Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Jonathan Harvey Producer
Simon Brook Editor
Jon Ellis Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mikki Rain Production Designer

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