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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 41, Episode 5

Have I Got News For You. Image shows from L to R: John Torode, Gregg Wallace. Copyright: BBC / Hat Trick Productions
Masterchef's John Torode and Gregg Wallace become HIGNFY's first co-hosts. Guest panellists are Richard Herring and Samira Ahmed.

Notes

This episode was dedicated to the memory of Big George Webley. The composer of the HIGNFY theme tune, he died on Saturday 7th May 2011.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 13th May 2011
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Gregg Wallace Host / Presenter
John Torode Host / Presenter
Richard Herring Guest
Samira Ahmed Guest
Writing team
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Dave Cohen Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Giles Pilbrow Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye 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
George Webley (as Big George) Composer

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