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 - 2021
  • 553 episodes (62 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 4

Have I Got News For You. Jennifer Saunders
Actress and comedian Jennifer Saunders hosts the satirical quiz, inviting comedian and writer Matt Forde and journalist and political commentator Ayesha Hazarika to join regular team leaders Ian Hislop and Paul Merton as they poke fun at the week's events.


The teams drew, 5 points each.

Broadcast details

Friday 23rd October 2020
30 minutes
  • Thursday 22nd October 2020, 19:00 at Riverside Studios


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 26th October 2020 11:40pm
45 minute version
Tuesday 27th October 2020 12:10am
45 minute version
BBC1 Wales
Monday 12th July 2021 11:10pm
45 minute version
Monday 12th July 2021 11:40pm
45 minute version
BBC1 Scot
Sunday 5th September 2021 9:00pm
60 minute version
Monday 6th September 2021 1:00am
60 minute version

Cast & crew

Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Jennifer Saunders Host / Presenter
Matt Forde Guest
Ayesha Hazarika 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)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Bowman Writer (Additional Material)
Kemah Bob Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Danny Carr Series Producer
Mike Rayment Producer
Richard Wilson 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
Phil Hewson Graphics

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