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 - 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.

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This episode is currently available on BBC iPlayer

Sunday 23rd December 2018
30 minutes


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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    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
    Jon Harvey Producer
    Mike Rayment Producer
    Richard Wilson Executive Producer
    Pinki Chambers Executive Producer
    Ruby Kuraishe Executive 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
    George Webley (as Big George) Composer