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. 524 episodes (59 series), 1990 - 2020. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Returns tomorrow at 9pm. Episode Guide
Series 56, Episode 4 is repeated on Dave today at 8:20pm.

Series 6

Special: Have I Got News For You: The Downing Street Years

First broadcast: Friday 29th October 1993

On 16 November 1990, the first series of this topical comedy quiz show came to an end. The following week, Margaret Thatcher resigned. In a special programme to start a new series, Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop, Paul Merton and their guests, this week including Derek Hatton, endeavour to make a connection.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 5th November 1993

With Tony Hawks on Ian's side and Roy Hattersley on Paul's.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 12th November 1993

With Alexei Sayle on Ian's side and Gerald Kaufman on Paul's.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 19th November 1993

With Jo Brand on Ian's side and Frank Bough on Paul's.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 26th November 1993

With Jimmy Tarbuck on Ian's side and Vitali Vitaliev on Paul's.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 3rd December 1993

With Kathy Burke on Ian's side and Martin Young on Paul's.


7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 10th December 1993

With Maria McErlane on Ian's side and Jon Snow on Paul's.


8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Friday 17th December 1993

With Maureen Lipman on Ian's side and Lesley Abdelaw on Paul's.


Christmas Special

First broadcast: Friday 24th December 1993

Bob Geldof and Griff Rhys-Jones are the guests in a last-of-the series, end-of-year special.