Have I Got News For You. Image shows left to right: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton. Credit: Matt Crockett
Have I Got News For You

Have I Got News For You

  • TV panel show
  • BBC One / BBC Two
  • 1990 - 2024
  • 600 episodes (67 series)

Long-running topical panel game with a strong political slant, featuring team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton. Also features Angus Deayton.

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Series 53, Episode 3

Have I Got News For You. Image shows from L to R: Ian Hislop, Tim Farron
Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Alexander Armstrong and panellists Sara Pascoe and Andy Hamilton.

Preview clips

Notes

Paul and Andy won, 7 points to 5.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 5th May 2017
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes
Recorded
  • Thursday 4th May 2017, 18:30 at The London Studios

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 8th May 2017 11:15pm
45 minute version
BBC1
Monday 8th May 2017 11:30pm
45 minute version
BBC1 Scot
Monday 15th January 2018 10:45pm BBC1
Sunday 11th February 2018 9:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Monday 12th February 2018 1:45am
50 minute version
Dave
Saturday 2nd February 2019 11:10pm
60 minute version
Dave
Wednesday 3rd April 2019 11:40pm
60 minute version
Dave
Thursday 4th July 2019 12:40am
60 minute version
Dave
Thursday 8th August 2019 8:00pm
60 minute version
Dave

Cast & crew

Cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Alexander Armstrong Host / Presenter
Andy Hamilton Guest
Sara Pascoe Guest
Writing team
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Karl Minns Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Jo Bunting Series Producer
Danny Carr Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Ruby Kuraishe 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
Karen Jackson Costume Designer
Peter Raby Lighting Designer
George Webley (as Big George) Composer

Press

HIGNFY viewers appalled by Andy Hamilton dementia jokes

Have I Got News for You viewers were left "disappointed" by Andy Hamilton's dementia jokes on tonight's episode.

Helen Daly, The Daily Express, 6th May 2017

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