Have I Got News For You. Image shows from L to R: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton
Have I Got News For You

Have I Got News For You

  • TV panel show
  • BBC One / BBC Two
  • 1990 - 2021
  • 553 episodes (62 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

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 13th May 2011 9:30pm BBC1 Scot
Saturday 14th May 2011 9:00pm
45 minute version
BBC2
Sunday 20th November 2011 10:25pm
45 minute version
BBC1
Sunday 20th November 2011 11:25pm
45 minute version
BBC1 Scot
Wednesday 25th January 2012 9:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Wednesday 25th January 2012 11:40pm
60 minute version
Dave
Tuesday 31st January 2012 10:00pm BBC2
Wednesday 1st February 2012 9:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Wednesday 1st February 2012 11:40pm
60 minute version
Dave
Tuesday 15th May 2012 10:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Wednesday 16th May 2012 1:45am
45 minute version
Dave
Thursday 28th June 2012 10:40pm
60 minute version
Dave
Friday 29th June 2012 1:55am
50 minute version
Dave
Sunday 12th August 2012 10:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Tuesday 11th September 2012 10:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Wednesday 12th September 2012 1:20am
45 minute version
Dave
Tuesday 30th October 2012 1:20am
45 minute version
Dave
Tuesday 30th October 2012 10:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Wednesday 26th December 2012 10:00pm
55 minute version
Dave
Thursday 27th December 2012 12:10am
60 minute version
Dave
Monday 18th February 2013 7:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Monday 18th February 2013 11:40pm
60 minute version
Dave
Sunday 14th April 2013 10:00pm
55 minute version
Dave
Monday 13th May 2013 9:00pm
60 minute version
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Wednesday 26th June 2013 9:00pm Dave
Thursday 27th June 2013 12:20am Dave
Monday 29th July 2013 9:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Tuesday 30th July 2013 1:00am
60 minute version
Dave
Sunday 9th November 2014 11:05pm
60 minute version
Dave
Monday 16th February 2015 12:20am
60 minute version
Dave
Wednesday 18th March 2015 7:00pm
60 minute version
Yesterday
Saturday 16th May 2015 9:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Sunday 17th May 2015 1:00am
65 minute version
Dave
Thursday 10th September 2015 9:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Friday 11th September 2015 1:50am
60 minute version
Dave
Thursday 4th February 2016 10:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Friday 5th February 2016 2:00am
60 minute version
Dave

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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