British Comedy Guide

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 2 is repeated today at 10:45pm

Have I Got News For You. Mel Giedroyc.

Series 52, Episode 9

Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Mel Giedroyc and guest panellists Adil Ray and Jacob Rees-Mogg MP.


Ian and Jacob won, 10 points to 7.

Broadcast details

Friday 9th December 2016
30 minutes


  1. Monday 12th December 2016 at 11:15pm on BBC1 (45 minute version)
  2. Monday 12th December 2016 at 11:40pm on BBC1 Wales (45 minute version)
  3. Monday 12th December 2016 at 11:45pm on BBC1 Scot (45 minute version)
  4. Monday 14th August 2017 at 11:15pm on BBC1 (45 minute version)
  5. Sunday 8th October 2017 at 9:00pm on Dave (60 minute version)
  6. Monday 9th October 2017 at 1:00am on Dave (60 minute version)

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Mel Giedroyc Host / Presenter
Jacob Rees-Mogg (as Jacob Rees-Mogg MP) Guest
Adil Ray Guest
Writing team
Pete Sinclair Writer (Additional Material)
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler 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


Jacob Rees-Mogg on May vs Johnson

Jacob Rees-Mogg talks about his choices during the Conservative leader campaign.

Featuring: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton, Mel Giedroyc, Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Adil Ray.

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