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 47, Episode 1

Chaired by Jennifer Saunders, Ian and Paul return to pick over the week's news. The guests are Sadiq Khan and Richard Osman.

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Further details

Have I Got News For You. Jennifer Saunders. Copyright: BBC / Hat Trick Productions

Talking about hosting, Jennifer Saunders says: "It's thrilling to have worked up the courage to take on Have I Got News For You and I shall pitch myself somewhere safely between Kirsty Young and Kathy Burke."

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 4th April 2014
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 8th April 2014 10:35pm
45 minute version
BBC1
Tuesday 8th April 2014 11:05pm
45 minute version
BBC1 Wales
Tuesday 8th April 2014 11:35pm
45 minute version
BBC1 Scot
Tuesday 6th January 2015 11:05pm
45 minute version
BBC1
Thursday 3rd November 2016 10:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Friday 4th November 2016 2:00am
60 minute version
Dave
Monday 30th January 2017 8:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Wednesday 6th December 2017 11:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Saturday 19th May 2018 11:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Monday 4th June 2018 10:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Saturday 7th July 2018 11:00pm
60 minute version
Dave

Cast & crew

Cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Jennifer Saunders Host / Presenter
Richard Osman Guest
Sadiq Khan (as Sadiq Khan MP) Guest
Writing team
Pete Sinclair Writer (Additional Material)
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Giles Pilbrow Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
John-Luke Roberts Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Jo Bunting Series Producer
Ben Wicks Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Pinki Chambers Executive Producer
Simon Brook Editor
Jon Ellis Editor
Andrew Cave Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mikki Rain Production Designer
George Webley (as Big George) Composer

Video

Ed Miliband's 'media person'

The panel discuss the job advert for Ed Miliband's new 'media person'.

Featuring: Ian Hislop & Paul Merton.

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