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. 543 episodes (61 series), 1990 - 2021. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Series 57, Episode 7 is repeated on Dave tomorrow at 1am.

Have I Got News For You. Image shows from L to R: Ian Hislop, Katy Balls, Damian Lewis, Chris McCausland, Paul Merton.

Series 60, Episode 1

Actor and producer Damian Lewis hosts as the satirical quiz returns for its 60th series. Journalist Katy Balls and comedian Chris McCausland join regular team leaders Ian Hislop and Paul Merton to poke fun at the week's events.


Josh Widdicombe appeared in early billings, but was replaced by Chris McCausland.

Paul and Chris won, 8 points to 7.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd October 2020
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Damian Lewis Host / Presenter
Chris McCausland Guest
Katy Balls Guest
Writing team
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Katie Storey Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Danny Carr Series Producer
Mike Rayment Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Ruby Kuraishe Executive Producer


The latest COVID-19 rules

The panel talk about the government's latest handling of the coronavirus.

Featuring: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton, Damian Lewis, Chris McCausland, Katy Balls.


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