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
  • 600 episodes (67 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 - Have I Got 2018 News For You

Team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by a variety of guest hosts and panellists from the worlds of comedy, journalism and current affairs for a compilation that looks back at the big news of 2018.

Broadcast details

Sunday 23rd December 2018
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 25th December 2018 11:50pm
45 minute version
Monday 2nd September 2019 11:00pm
45 minute version
Sunday 20th October 2019 9:00pm
60 minute version
Monday 21st October 2019 2:45am
50 minute version
Saturday 1st February 2020 11:20pm
60 minute version
Sunday 10th May 2020 12:00am
60 minute version
Sunday 10th May 2020 9:00pm
60 minute version
Tuesday 23rd June 2020 12:20am
65 minute version
Friday 16th October 2020 12:00am
60 minute version
Sunday 13th December 2020 9:00pm
60 minute version
Thursday 24th June 2021 3:00am
60 minute version
Monday 16th January 2023 10:00pm
60 minute version
Tuesday 17th January 2023 3:00am
60 minute version
Monday 15th May 2023 9:00pm
60 minute version
Sunday 1st October 2023 12:00am
60 minute version
Saturday 27th January 2024 11:40pm
60 minute version

Cast & crew

Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Alexander Armstrong Host / Presenter
Alistair McGowan Host / Presenter
Jo Brand Host / Presenter
Lee Mack Host / Presenter
David Mitchell Host / Presenter
Frank Skinner Host / Presenter
Rhod Gilbert Host / Presenter
Jennifer Saunders Host / Presenter
Victoria Coren Mitchell Host / Presenter
David Tennant Host / Presenter
Tracey Ullman Host / Presenter
Richard Ayoade Host / Presenter
Jeremy Paxman Host / Presenter
Danny Dyer Host / Presenter
Joan Bakewell Guest
Janet Street-Porter Guest
Ross Noble Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Reginald D Hunter Guest
Grayson Perry Guest
Jon Richardson Guest
Robert Peston Guest
Grace Dent Guest
Roisin Conaty Guest
Richard Osman Guest
Matt Forde Guest
Henning Wehn Guest
Sara Pascoe Guest
Josh Widdicombe Guest
James Acaster Guest
Jess Phillips (as Jess Phillips MP) Guest
Lucy Prebble Guest
Val McDermid Guest
Beth Rigby Guest
Sayeeda Warsi (as Baroness Warsi) Guest
Sindhu Vee Guest
Mona Chalabi Guest
Naga Munchetty Guest
Nicky Morgan (as Nicky Morgan MP) Guest
Kiri Pritchard-McLean Guest
Janey Godley Guest
Robert Rinder Guest
Deborah Frances-White Guest
Judy Murray Guest
Writing team
Pete Sinclair Writer (Additional Material)
Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Giles Pilbrow Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Karl Minns Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Fawn Writer (Additional Material)
Alan Connor Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Bowman Writer (Additional Material)
Laura Major Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Goodenough Writer (Additional Material)
Monica Long Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Butler Writer (Additional Material)
Mollie Goodfellow Writer (Additional Material)
Christian Manley Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Neenan Writer (Additional Material)
Peter Aveyard Writer (Additional Material)
Laurence Doherty Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Martin Lord Director
Jo Bunting Series Producer
Danny Carr Series Producer
Mike Rayment Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Pinki Chambers Executive Producer
Ruby Kuraishe Executive Producer
Jon Harvey Producer
Ed Ryland Edit Producer
Simon Brook Editor
Jon Ellis Editor
Todd Dalton Editor
Rich Ellis (as Richard Ellis) Editor
Nick Pratt Editor
Chloe Laing Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mikki Rain Production Designer
Hugo Keating Production Designer
Karen Jackson Costume Designer
Peter Raby Lighting Designer
George Webley (as Big George) Composer
Ian Penny Lighting Designer

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