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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. 486 episodes (55 series), 1990 - 2018. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Returns Friday 6th April at 9:30pm. Episode Guide
Series 53, Episode 8 is repeated on Dave tomorrow at 12:50am.
Recording at The London Studios. Tickets

Have I Got News For You. Jo Brand.

Series 53, Episode 8 - Election Special

In this episode recorded earlier in the day for up-to-date topicality, guest host Jo Brand and guest panellists Alan Johnson and Ross Noble join Ian and Paul to look at the results of the General Election.


Paul and Alan won, 9 points to 8.

Broadcast details

Friday 9th June 2017
30 minutes


  1. Monday 12th June 2017 at 10:45pm on BBC1 (45 minute version)
  2. Monday 12th June 2017 at 11:10pm on BBC1 Wales (45 minute version)
  3. Monday 19th March 2018 at 12:50am on Dave (60 minute version)
  4. Monday 19th March 2018 at 9:00pm on Dave (60 minute version)

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Jo Brand Host / Presenter
Ross Noble Guest
Alan Johnson Guest
Writing team
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)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Jo Bunting Series Producer
Danny Carr Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Pinki Chambers Executive Producer
Jon Ellis Editor
Todd Dalton Editor
Jason Boxall Editor
Nick Pratt Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mikki Rain Production Designer
George Webley (as Big George) Composer

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