Have I Got News For You. Image shows from L to R: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton
Have I Got News For You

Have I Got News For You

  • TV panel show
  • BBC One / BBC Two
  • 1990 - 2022
  • 562 episodes (63 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, Episode 3

Have I Got News For You. Image shows from L to R: Ian Hislop, Helen Lewis, Stephen Mangan, Janey Godley, Paul Merton
Actor Stephen Mangan hosts the satirical quiz, inviting Helen Lewis and Janey Godley to join regular team leaders Ian Hislop and Paul Merton as they poke fun at the week's events.

Preview clips


Grayson Perry was originally billed as a guest on this episode, but Helen Lewis appeared.

Paul and Janey won, 9 points to 5.

Broadcast details

Friday 16th October 2020
30 minutes
  • Thursday 15th October 2020, 19:00 at Riverside Studios


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 19th October 2020 11:40pm
45 minute version
Tuesday 20th October 2020 12:10am BBC1 Scot
Tuesday 6th July 2021 12:15am
40 minute version
Sunday 29th August 2021 9:00pm
60 minute version
Monday 30th August 2021 2:00am
60 minute version
Friday 4th February 2022 9:00pm
60 minute version
Monday 21st March 2022 10:00pm
60 minute version

Cast & crew

Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Stephen Mangan Host / Presenter
Janey Godley Guest
Helen Lewis 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)
Katie Storey 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)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Danny Carr Series Producer
Mike Rayment Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Ruby Kuraishe Executive Producer
Syeda Irtizaali Executive Producer
Simon Brook Editor
Jon Ellis Editor
Nick Pratt 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
Jordan Allan Graphics


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Featuring: Ian Hislop & Paul Merton.

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