Have I Got News For You. Image shows left to right: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton. Credit: Matt Crockett
Have I Got News For You

Have I Got News For You

  • TV panel show
  • BBC One / BBC Two
  • 1990 - 2024
  • 590 episodes (66 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 50 - Highlights Special

A compilation of the popular news quiz that looks back at the big news of 2015. With team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, and a variety of guest hosts and panellists.

Broadcast details

Friday 18th December 2015
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 20th December 2015 11:30pm
45 minute version
Monday 22nd August 2016 10:45pm BBC1
Monday 22nd August 2016 11:15pm BBC1 Scot
Monday 22nd August 2016 11:15pm BBC1 Wales
Sunday 26th March 2017 9:00pm
60 minute version
Monday 27th March 2017 1:50am
55 minute version
Sunday 19th November 2017 9:00pm
60 minute version
Monday 20th November 2017 1:00am
60 minute version
Sunday 27th May 2018 9:00pm
60 minute version
Monday 28th May 2018 2:00am
45 minute version
Monday 11th June 2018 2:15am Dave
Friday 31st August 2018 11:10pm
60 minute version
Sunday 18th November 2018 2:40am
70 minute version

Cast & crew

Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Jeremy Clarkson Host / Presenter
Alexander Armstrong Host / Presenter
Jack Dee Host / Presenter
Jo Brand Host / Presenter
Frank Skinner Host / Presenter
Stephen Mangan Host / Presenter
Sue Perkins Host / Presenter
Kathy Burke Host / Presenter
Daniel Radcliffe Host / Presenter
Victoria Coren Mitchell Host / Presenter
Robert Peston Host / Presenter
Gary Lineker Host / Presenter
Charlie Brooker Host / Presenter
Michael Sheen Host / Presenter
David Tennant Host / Presenter
Jon Snow Guest
Janet Street-Porter Guest
Michael Grade Guest
Ross Noble Guest
Armando Iannucci Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Alun Cochrane Guest
Grayson Perry Guest
Jon Richardson Guest
Miles Jupp Guest
Roisin Conaty Guest
Richard Osman Guest
Camilla Long Guest
Jacob Rees-Mogg (as Jacob Rees-Mogg MP) Guest
Cathy Newman Guest
Hal Cruttenden Guest
John Prescott Guest
Katherine Ryan Guest
Sadiq Khan (as Sadiq Khan MP) Guest
Sara Pascoe Guest
Josh Widdicombe Guest
Kirsty Wark Guest
Diane Morgan Guest
Romesh Ranganathan Guest
Rob Delaney Guest
Cariad Lloyd Guest
Jon Ronson Guest
James Acaster Guest
Diane Abbott (as Diane Abbott MP) Guest
Nish Kumar Guest
Ruth Davidson (as Ruth Davidson MSP) Guest
Tim Farron (as Tim Farron MP) Guest
Alex Salmond (as Alex Salmond MSP MP) Guest
Writing team
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)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
Nathaniel Tapley (as Nat Tapley) Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Steven Dick Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Robin Flavell Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Lissa Evans Director
Jo Bunting Series Producer
Mark Barrett Series Producer
Danny Carr Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Pinki Chambers Executive Producer
Jon Harvey 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

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