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Have I Got News For You. Image shows from L to R: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton. Copyright: BBC / Hat Trick Productions.

Have I Got News For You

BBC One and BBC Two panel show about the news. 486 episodes (55 series), 1990 - 2018. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Returns 6th Apr at 9:30pm. Episode Guide
Series 53, Episode 5 is repeated on Dave on Sunday at 9pm.
Recording at The London Studios. Tickets

Series 43, Episode 1

Have I Got News For You. Stephen Mangan. Copyright: BBC / Hat Trick Productions.
Episodes and Dirk Gently star Stephen Mangan takes his third stint in the guest host chair to help kick off the first series of 2012. Miles Jupp and Grace Dent are the guests.

Broadcast details

Friday 13th April 2012
30 minutes


  1. Sunday 15th April 2012 at 10:25pm on BBC1 (45 minute version)
  2. Sunday 15th April 2012 at 10:55pm on BBC1 Wales (45 minute version)
  3. Friday 4th January 2013 at 9:00pm on Dave (60 minute version)
  4. Saturday 5th January 2013 at 7:00pm on Dave (60 minute version)
  5. Sunday 24th February 2013 at 8:00pm on Gold (60 minute version)
  6. Monday 19th August 2013 at 10:35pm on BBC1 (45 minute version)

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Stephen Mangan Host / Presenter
Miles Jupp Guest
Grace Dent 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)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Jo Bunting Producer
Ben Wicks 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


HIGNFY Tax Attacks

HIGNFY looks at MPs and their tax affairs.

Featuring: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton, Stephen Mangan, Grace Dent.

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