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 50, Episode 1

Have I Got News For You. Jeremy Clarkson. Copyright: BBC / Hat Trick Productions.
The satirical news quiz returns for a landmark 50th series. Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by a guest host Jeremy Clarkson and panellists Richard Osman and Camilla Long.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd October 2015
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ian Hislop Team Captain
    Paul Merton Team Captain
    Guest cast
    Jeremy Clarkson Host / Presenter
    Richard Osman Guest
    Camilla Long Guest
    Writing team
    Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
    Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
    Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
    Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
    Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
    Nathaniel Tapley (as Nat Tapley) Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Lissa Evans Director
    Mark Barrett Series Producer
    Danny Carr 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


    Series 50 Trailer

    Ian and Paul are getting into the Strictly vibe to promote the new series.

    Featuring: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton.

    The Great British Bake Off

    Richard Osman has grown to like Jeremy Corbyn, and likes to explain his views using The Great British Bake Off as an example.

    Featuring: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Osman, Camilla Long.


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