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

Have I Got News For You

BBC One and BBC Two panel show about the news. 515 episodes (58 series), 1990 - 2019. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

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Series 44 - Highlights Special

A compilation of the popular news quiz, looking back at the big news of 2012. With team captains Paul Merton, Ian Hislop and a variety of guest hosts and panellists.

Broadcast details

Thursday 27th December 2012
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ian Hislop Team Captain
    Paul Merton Team Captain
    Guest cast
    Jeremy Clarkson Host / Presenter
    Charlotte Church Host / Presenter
    Alexander Armstrong Host / Presenter
    Kirsty Young Host / Presenter
    Damian Lewis Host / Presenter
    Jo Brand Host / Presenter
    David Mitchell Host / Presenter
    Kathy Burke Host / Presenter
    William Shatner Host / Presenter
    Alastair Campbell Host / Presenter
    Clare Balding Host / Presenter
    Roger Moore (as Sir Roger Moore) Host / Presenter
    Jack Whitehall Host / Presenter
    Ken Livingstone (as Ken Livingstone MP) Guest
    Janet Street-Porter Guest
    Richard Bacon Guest
    Ross Noble Guest
    Andy Hamilton Guest
    Charlie Brooker Guest
    Reginald D Hunter Guest
    Kevin Bridges Guest
    Victoria Coren Mitchell (as Victoria Coren) Guest
    Miles Jupp Guest
    Greg Davies Guest
    Graham Linehan Guest
    Joe Wilkinson Guest
    Nick Hewer Guest
    Humphrey Ker Guest
    Nancy Dell'Olio Guest
    Chris Packham Guest
    Susan Calman Guest
    Nadine Dorries Guest
    Will Smith Guest
    Conrad Black Guest
    Tony Law Guest
    Will Gompertz Guest
    Harry Shearer Guest
    Jean Barker (as Baroness Trumpington) Guest
    Richard Osman 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)
    Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
    Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Paul Wheeler Director
    Lissa Evans Director
    John L Spencer Director
    Nick Martin Producer
    Ben Wicks Producer
    Richard Wilson Executive Producer
    Jonathan Harvey Producer
    Jo Bunting 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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