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. 505 episodes (57 series), 1990 - 2019. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Another series is in development.
Series 56, Episode 9 is repeated on Dave today at 9pm.

Series 6 - Have I Got News For You: The Downing Street Years

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.

Notes

Ian and Derek are the winners.

This episode was broadcast as part of an After Margaret programming block.

This episode is considered by Ian Hislop and Paul Merton to be the worst Have I Got News For You episode ever made. Hislop considers sitting next to Hatton to be a career low.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 29th October 1993
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Angus Deayton Host / Presenter
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Edwina Currie (as Edwina Currie MP) Guest
Derek Hatton Guest
Production team
John F.D. Northover Director
Ben Gosling Fuller (as Ben Fuller) Director
Jimmy Mulville Series Producer
Harry Thompson Producer
Colin Swash Producer