Have I Got News For You. Image shows left to right: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton. Credit: Matt Crockett
Have I Got News For You

Have I Got News For You

  • TV panel show
  • BBC One / BBC Two
  • 1990 - 2024
  • 590 episodes (66 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 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.

Notes

Paul and Tom won, 8 points to 4.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 14th December 2018
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes
Recorded
  • Thursday 13th December 2018, 18:30 at Elstree Film Studios

Repeats

  1. Saturday 2nd March 2024 at 11:40pm on Dave (60 minute version)

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 17th December 2018 10:45pm
45 minute version
BBC1
Monday 17th December 2018 11:40pm
45 minute version
BBC1 Wales
Sunday 13th October 2019 9:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Monday 14th October 2019 2:35am Dave
Wednesday 1st January 2020 12:00am
60 minute version
Dave
Sunday 3rd May 2020 12:20am
60 minute version
Dave
Sunday 3rd May 2020 9:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Monday 22nd June 2020 1:00am
60 minute version
Dave
Thursday 15th October 2020 12:00am
60 minute version
Dave
Sunday 6th December 2020 9:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Sunday 13th June 2021 1:00am
60 minute version
Dave
Wednesday 23rd June 2021 3:00am
60 minute version
Dave
Tuesday 21st June 2022 1:00am
60 minute version
Dave
Friday 13th January 2023 9:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Thursday 27th April 2023 9:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Friday 28th April 2023 1:20am
65 minute version
Dave
Tuesday 26th September 2023 11:00pm
60 minute version
Dave
Thursday 25th January 2024 10:00pm
60 minute version
Dave

Cast & crew

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
Karen Jackson Costume Designer
George Webley (as Big George) Composer
Luke Chantrell Lighting Designer

Press

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

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