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
  • 590 episodes (66 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 60 - Have I Got 2020 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 2020.

Broadcast details

Friday 18th December 2020
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 22nd December 2020 12:30am
45 minute version
Tuesday 22nd December 2020 12:45am
45 minute version
BBC1 Scot
Tuesday 22nd December 2020 1:05am
45 minute version
BBC1 Wales
Tuesday 31st August 2021 11:35pm
45 minute version
Sunday 24th October 2021 9:00pm
60 minute version
Monday 25th October 2021 1:00am
60 minute version
Sunday 27th March 2022 12:00am
60 minute version
Monday 30th May 2022 1:00am
60 minute version
Monday 30th May 2022 9:00pm
60 minute version
Sunday 27th November 2022 11:40pm
60 minute version
Friday 17th February 2023 9:00pm
60 minute version
Sunday 19th November 2023 12:50am
60 minute version
Sunday 19th November 2023 9:00pm
60 minute version

Cast & crew

Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Martin Clunes Host / Presenter
Alexander Armstrong Host / Presenter
Damian Lewis Host / Presenter
Jo Brand Host / Presenter
Stephen Mangan Host / Presenter
Jennifer Saunders Host / Presenter
Victoria Coren Mitchell Host / Presenter
Charlie Brooker Host / Presenter
David Tennant Host / Presenter
Adil Ray Host / Presenter
Richard Ayoade Host / Presenter
Steph McGovern Host / Presenter
Romesh Ranganathan Host / Presenter
Joan Bakewell Guest
Janet Street-Porter Guest
Mark Steel Guest
Armando Iannucci Guest
Reginald D Hunter Guest
Grayson Perry Guest
Miles Jupp Guest
Roisin Conaty Guest
Deborah Meaden Guest
Matt Forde Guest
Henning Wehn Guest
Phil Wang Guest
James O'Brien Guest
Sayeeda Warsi (as Baroness Warsi) Guest
Kiri Pritchard-McLean Guest
Janey Godley Guest
Ayesha Hazarika Guest
Zoe Lyons Guest
Emma Barnett Guest
Helen Lewis Guest
Maisie Adam Guest
Chris McCausland Guest
Nicky Morgan Guest
Katy Balls Guest
Fin Taylor Guest
Hannah Fry (as Dr Hannah Fry) Guest
Charlene White Guest
Alice Levine Guest
Writing team
Pete Sinclair Writer (Additional Material)
Colin Swash 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)
Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Bowman Writer (Additional Material)
Geoff Norcott Writer (Additional Material)
Monica Long Writer (Additional Material)
Katie Storey Writer (Additional Material)
Jane McCutcheon Writer (Additional Material)
Vivienne Riddoch Writer (Additional Material)
Simeon Courtie Writer (Additional Material)
Alison Spittle Writer (Additional Material)
Edward Tew Writer (Additional Material)
Zoƫ Tomalin Writer (Additional Material)
Matt Hulme Writer (Additional Material)
Nathalie Antonia Writer (Additional Material)
Erika Ehler Writer (Additional Material)
Kemah Bob Writer (Additional Material)
Domenico Farelli Writer (Additional Material)
Emma Moran Writer (Additional Material)
Ian Pike Writer (Additional Material)
Rajnish Razdan Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Alcock Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Dinkin Writer (Additional Material)
Runi Talwar Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Buschenfeld Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Martin Lord Director
Jo Bunting Series Producer
Danny Carr Series Producer
Mike Rayment Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Ruby Kuraishe Executive Producer
Syeda Irtizaali Executive Producer
Jon Harvey Producer
Simon Brook Editor
Jon Ellis Editor
Nick Pratt Editor
James Branch Editor
Andrew Selzer Editor
Gavin Burridge Editor
Mark Goodwin Editor
Dawn Donohue Editor
Ian Marriott-Smith Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mikki Rain Production Designer
Hugo Keating Production Designer
Karen Jackson Costume Designer
Peter Raby Lighting Designer
George Webley (as Big George) Composer
Dave Whyte Graphics
Phil Hewson Graphics
David Ward Graphics
Jordan Allen Graphics

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