Have I Got News For You. Image shows from L to R: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton
Have I Got News For You

Have I Got News For You

  • TV panel show
  • BBC One / BBC Two
  • 1990 - 2022
  • 562 episodes (63 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 6

Have I Got News For You. Ed Balls
Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Ed Balls and guest panellists Janet Street-Porter and Henning Wehn.

Preview clips

Notes

The teams drew, 4 points each.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 26th May 2017
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes
Recorded
  • Thursday 25th May 2017, 18:30 at The London Studios

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 29th May 2017 10:50pm
45 minute version
BBC1
Monday 12th February 2018 10:45pm BBC1
Monday 12th February 2018 11:45pm BBC1 Scot
Sunday 4th March 2018 9:00pm
60 minute version
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Monday 5th March 2018 12:50am
60 minute version
Dave
Tuesday 9th April 2019 12:00am
60 minute version
Dave
Sunday 7th July 2019 9:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Monday 8th July 2019 7:05pm
55 minute version
Dave
Friday 16th August 2019 8:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Saturday 17th August 2019 1:40am
50 minute version
Dave
Wednesday 23rd October 2019 8:00pm
60 minute version
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Thursday 24th October 2019 12:40am
60 minute version
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Sunday 15th December 2019 12:20am
60 minute version
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Sunday 15th December 2019 9:00pm
60 minute version
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Cast & crew

Cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Ed Balls Host / Presenter
Janet Street-Porter Guest
Henning Wehn Guest
Writing team
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Karl Minns Writer (Additional Material)
Alan Connor 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

Video

Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia

The show talks about the President visiting Saudi Arabia.

Featuring: Ian Hislop & Paul Merton.

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