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Have I Got News For You

BBC One and BBC Two panel show about the news. 476 episodes (54 series), 1990 - 2017. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Next new episode is today at 9pm. Series 54, Episode 7
Catch-up on Episode 6 on BBC iPlayer   Series 48, Episode 2 is repeated on Dave tomorrow at 9pm

Have I Got News For You. Martin Clunes.

Series 54, Episode 3

Ian Hislop and Paul Merton are joined by guest host Martin Clunes and panellists Jon Richardson and Kirsty Wark.


The teams drew, 6 points each.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th October 2017
30 minutes
3.91 million viewers (19.40% audience share)
Thursday 19th October 2017, 19:00 at The London Studios


  1. Monday 23rd October 2017 at 10:45pm on BBC1 (45 minute version)
  2. Monday 23rd October 2017 at 11:45pm on BBC1 Scot (45 minute version)

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Martin Clunes Host / Presenter
Jon Richardson Guest
Kirsty Wark Guest
Writing team
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Giles Pilbrow 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
Mark Barrett Series Producer
Ed Ryland Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Ruby Kuraishe Executive Producer
Simon Brook Editor
Jon Ellis Editor
Todd Dalton Editor
Rich Ellis (as Richard Ellis) Editor
Nick Pratt Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mikki Rain Production Designer
Hugo Keating Production Designer
George Webley (as Big George) Composer

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