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 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

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

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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