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. 534 episodes (60 series), 1990 - 2020. 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


London mayoral contest

The programme discusses Sadiq Khan and the recent London Mayoral contest.

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


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