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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 52, Highlights Special is repeated on Dave on Sunday at 9pm

Have I Got News For You. Alexander Armstrong.

Series 52, Episode 7

Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Alexander Armstrong and guest panellists Jess Phillips MP and Nish Kumar.


Paul and Jess won, 8 points to 4.

Broadcast details

Friday 25th November 2016
30 minutes


  1. Monday 28th November 2016 at 11:15pm on BBC1 (45 minute version)
  2. Tuesday 29th November 2016 at 12:10am on BBC1 Wales (45 minute version)
  3. Tuesday 29th November 2016 at 12:15am on BBC1 Scot (45 minute version)
  4. Monday 14th August 2017 at 10:45pm on BBC1
  5. Sunday 24th September 2017 at 9:00pm on Dave (60 minute version)
  6. Monday 25th September 2017 at 1:40am on Dave (55 minute version)

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Alexander Armstrong Host / Presenter
Nish Kumar Guest
Jess Phillips (as Jess Phillips MP) Guest
Writing team
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose 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
Rich Ellis (as Richard Ellis) Editor
Madhavan Raman (as Maddy Raman) Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mikki Rain Production Designer
George Webley (as Big George) Composer


Donald Trump wants Nigel Farage as UK Ambassador

Ian, Paul and the guests talk about how Donald Trump wants Nigel Farage to be the Ambassador between the UK and USA.

Featuring: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton, Alexander Armstrong, Nish Kumar, Jess Phillips MP.

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