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Have I Got News For You. Image shows from L to R: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton. Copyright: BBC / Hat Trick Productions.

Have I Got News For You

BBC One and BBC Two panel show about the news. 477 episodes (54 series), 1990 - 2017. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Another series is in development.
Series 53, Episode 1 is repeated on Dave on Sunday at 9pm

Have I Got News For You. Martin Clunes.

Series 51, Episode 9

Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Martin Clunes and panellists Jason Manford and Jess Phillips MP.

Broadcast details

Friday 3rd June 2016
30 minutes


  1. Monday 6th June 2016 at 11:15pm on BBC1 (45 minute version)
  2. Sunday 12th March 2017 at 9:00pm on Dave (60 minute version)
  3. Monday 10th July 2017 at 11:15pm on BBC1
  4. Monday 10th July 2017 at 11:40pm on BBC1 Wales (45 minute version)
  5. Sunday 14th January 2018 at 9:00pm on Dave (60 minute version)
  6. Monday 15th January 2018 at 1:20am on Dave (55 minute version)

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Martin Clunes Host / Presenter
Jason Manford Guest
Jess Phillips (as Jess Phillips MP) Guest
Writing team
Pete Sinclair Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Nathaniel Tapley (as Nat Tapley) Writer (Additional Material)
Karl Minns Writer (Additional Material)
Ed Amsden Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Coles Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Fawn Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler 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


How would Sherlock vote in the EU referendum?

The teams discuss which way fictional characters would vote in the EU referendum.

Featuring: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton, Martin Clunes, Jason Manford, Jess Phillips MP.

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