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. 534 episodes (60 series), 1990 - 2020. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

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Have I Got News For You. Jo Brand. Copyright: BBC / Hat Trick Productions.
Jo Brand hosts the topical quiz. Ian Hislop and Paul Merton are joined by broadcaster Richard Bacon and stand-up comic and Thick Of It actor Will Smith.

Notes

The extended cut of this episode was delayed to make way for a Panorama special investigating the BBC, Newsnight, and its cover-up of the Jimmy Savile scandal.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 19th October 2012
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Jo Brand Host / Presenter
Richard Bacon Guest
Will Smith Guest
Writing team
Mark Burton Writer (Additional Material)
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
Nick Martin Producer
Ben Wicks Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer

Video

The Black Spider

The panel discusses the veto on the publication of Prince Charles' letters.

Featuring: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton, Richard Bacon, Jo Brand, Will Smith.

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