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 51, Episode 6

Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Frankie Boyle and guest panellists Adil Ray and Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Further details

Hot on the heels of the show's BAFTA win, the HIGNFY team is delighted to confirm that Frankie Boyle hosts this sixth episode in 51st series, marking his first appearance in the programme's hot seat. On his controversial return to the show, Frankie jokes: "I am every bit as surprised as you are that I'm hosting this."

Broadcast details

Friday 13th May 2016
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ian Hislop Team Captain
    Paul Merton Team Captain
    Guest cast
    Frankie Boyle Host / Presenter
    Julia Hartley-Brewer Guest
    Adil Ray Guest
    Writing team
    Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
    Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
    Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
    Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
    Steven Dick Writer (Additional Material)
    Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Lissa Evans Director
    Jo Bunting Series Producer
    Ed Ryland Producer
    Richard Wilson Executive Producer
    Pinki Chambers Executive Producer
    Simon Brook Editor
    Jon Ellis Editor
    Andrew Cave Editor
    Todd Dalton Editor
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
    Mikki Rain Production Designer
    George Webley (as Big George) Composer


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    Featuring: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton, Julia Hartley-Brewer, Frankie Boyle, Adil Ray.


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