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 59, Episode 5

Romesh Ranganathan hosts the satirical current affairs quiz, with actor-comedian Maisie Adam and journalist James O'Brien joining regular team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton to poke fun at the week's events.


Ian and James won, 8 points to 5.

Broadcast details

Friday 1st May 2020
30 minutes
  • Thursday 30th April 2020, 19:00 at Riverside Studios (Coronavirus cancelled - no audience)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 4th May 2020 11:05pm
40 minute version

Cast & crew

Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Romesh Ranganathan Host / Presenter
James O'Brien Guest
Maisie Adam Guest
Writing team
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Geoff Norcott Writer (Additional Material)
Katie Storey Writer (Additional Material)
Jane McCutcheon Writer (Additional Material)
Vivienne Riddoch Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jo Bunting Series Producer
Mike Rayment Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Syeda Irtizaali Executive Producer
James Branch Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mikki Rain Production Designer
George Webley (as Big George) Composer
Dave Whyte Graphics

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