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. 496 episodes (56 series), 1990 - 2018. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

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Series 52, Episode 1

In the first episode of the new series, former Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg takes to the host's chair. Stand-up comedians Kevin Bridges and Roisin Conaty are the guests.

Further details

Talking about hosting the show, Nick Clegg says: "Call me a glutton for punishment as I know Hislop and Merton don't pull their punches but I couldn't turn down the offer to present an episode of Have I Got News For You. I like to think five gruelling years of coalition government will have been good preparation."

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 7th October 2016
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ian Hislop Team Captain
    Paul Merton Team Captain
    Guest cast
    Nick Clegg Host / Presenter
    Kevin Bridges Guest
    Roisin Conaty 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)
    Karl Minns Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Lissa Evans Director
    Mark Barrett Series Producer
    Ed Ryland Producer
    Richard Wilson Executive Producer
    Pinki Chambers Executive Producer
    Simon Brook Editor
    Jon Ellis Editor
    Todd Dalton Editor
    Rich Ellis (as Richard Ellis) Editor
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
    Mikki Rain Production Designer
    George Webley (as Big George) Composer

    Videos

    Series 52 trailer

    Four months ago the Amazing Paul was predicting some topical comedy in your future...

    Featuring: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton.

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