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

Have I Got News For You

BBC One and BBC Two panel show about the news. 505 episodes (57 series), 1990 - 2019. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

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Have I Got News For You. Jeremy Paxman.

Series 55, Episode 1

Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Jeremy Paxman and panellists Steph McGovern and Josh Widdicombe.

Further details

Paxman is said to have really enjoyed presenting the show, despite previously telling the show's producer "I'd rather have my testicles crushed between two bricks" when they asked him on a few years ago.

The satirical quiz show has much to debate in this new series, from spy poisonings to Brexit and Cambridge Analytica data breaches. In addition, in this first episode they also covered Teesside's finest culinary delicacy, The Parmo. Steph McGovern commented: "Ah lads you've never had a chicken parmo? [...] You haven't had a good night out until you've woken up with a bit of parmo on your face!"

Notes

Ian and Steph won, 8 points to 6.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 6th April 2018
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ian Hislop Team Captain
    Paul Merton Team Captain
    Guest cast
    Jeremy Paxman Host / Presenter
    Josh Widdicombe Guest
    Stephanie McGovern (as Steph McGovern) Guest
    Writing team
    Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
    Rob Colley 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)
    Production team
    Simon Brook Editor
    Jon Ellis Editor
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
    Mikki Rain Production Designer
    Todd Dalton Editor
    Rich Ellis (as Richard Ellis) Editor
    Nick Pratt Editor
    Hugo Keating Production Designer
    Paul Wheeler Director
    Jo Bunting Series Producer
    Ed Ryland Producer
    Richard Wilson Executive Producer
    Ruby Kuraishe Executive Producer
    George Webley (as Big George) Composer
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