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. 505 episodes (57 series), 1990 - 2019. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Another series is in development.
Series 56, Episode 4 is repeated on Dave today at 7pm.

Series 44, Episode 2

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

Repeats

    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
    Simon Brook Editor
    Jon Ellis Editor
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
    Mikki Rain Production Designer
    George Webley (as Big George) Composer

    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.

    Paywall

    Supporters and subscribers get more

    Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

    • Broadcast details of 11 past repeats of this episode
    • This episode's inital overnight ratings

    Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

    Already a donor or Pro user?