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 42, Episode 1

The popular news quiz returns, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Jo Brand and guest panellists Victoria Coren and Graham Linehan.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 14th October 2011
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 14th October 2011 10:35pm BBC1 Scot
Sunday 16th October 2011 10:25pm
45 minute version
BBC1
Monday 30th July 2012 10:00pm
60 minute version
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Tuesday 31st July 2012 1:20am
60 minute version
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Friday 7th September 2012 9:00pm
60 minute version
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Saturday 8th September 2012 12:20am
55 minute version
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Monday 15th October 2012 9:00pm
60 minute version
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Tuesday 16th October 2012 12:20am
55 minute version
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Thursday 3rd January 2013 10:00pm
55 minute version
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Friday 4th January 2013 1:25am
45 minute version
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Monday 11th March 2013 11:05pm BBC1
Sunday 31st March 2013 10:00pm
55 minute version
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Monday 1st July 2013 9:00pm
60 minute version
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Tuesday 2nd July 2013 1:00am
60 minute version
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Wednesday 25th September 2013 10:00pm
55 minute version
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Monday 28th October 2013 9:00pm
60 minute version
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Tuesday 29th October 2013 12:20am
60 minute version
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Thursday 2nd January 2014 10:20pm
60 minute version
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Friday 3rd January 2014 1:15am
55 minute version
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Wednesday 26th March 2014 9:00pm
60 minute version
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Thursday 27th March 2014 12:20am
55 minute version
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Friday 5th September 2014 10:20pm
60 minute version
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Saturday 6th September 2014 2:25am
45 minute version
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Cast & crew

Cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Jo Brand Host / Presenter
Victoria Coren Mitchell (as Victoria Coren) Guest
Graham Linehan Guest
Writing team
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)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Lissa Evans 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
George Webley (as Big George) Composer

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