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. 496 episodes (56 series), 1990 - 2018. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Another series is in development.
Series 55, Episode 3 is repeated on Dave today at 9pm.

Series 56, Episode 10

Ian and Paul return for another look at the headlines, with guest host Gary Lineker and panellists Tom Allen and Ayesha Hazarika.


Paul and Tom won, 8 points to 4.

Broadcast details

Friday 14th December 2018
30 minutes


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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ian Hislop Team Captain
    Paul Merton Team Captain
    Guest cast
    Gary Lineker Host / Presenter
    Tom Allen Guest
    Ayesha Hazarika Guest
    Writing team
    Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
    Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
    Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
    Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
    Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
    Andrew Fawn Writer (Additional Material)
    Dan Bowman Writer (Additional Material)
    Laura Major Writer (Additional Material)
    Monica Long Writer (Additional Material)
    Katie Storey Writer (Additional Material)
    Aiden Butler Writer (Additional Material)
    Mollie Goodfellow Writer (Additional Material)
    Christian Manley Writer (Additional Material)
    Tom Neenan Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Martin Lord Director
    Danny Carr Series Producer
    Mike Rayment 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


    Gary Lineker splits opinion as HIGNFY host

    A debate over free speech and BBC impartiality has raged all week.

    Simon Rushton, i Newspaper, 15th December 2018