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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
  • 600 episodes (67 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 62 - Have I Got 2021 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 looking back at the big news of 2021.

Broadcast details

Friday 31st December 2021
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Alexander Armstrong Host / Presenter
Jack Dee Host / Presenter
Bill Bailey Host / Presenter
Jo Brand Host / Presenter
David Mitchell Host / Presenter
Stephen Mangan Host / Presenter
Victoria Coren Mitchell Host / Presenter
David Tennant Host / Presenter
Richard Ayoade Host / Presenter
Steph McGovern Host / Presenter
Romesh Ranganathan Host / Presenter
Adrian Dunbar Host / Presenter
Aisling Bea Host / Presenter
Clive Myrie Host / Presenter
Jo Brand Guest
Ross Noble Guest
Armando Iannucci Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Robert Peston Guest
Miles Jupp Guest
Roisin Conaty Guest
Camilla Long Guest
Katherine Ryan Guest
Josh Widdicombe Guest
Kirsty Wark Guest
Richard Coles (as The Reverend Richard Coles) Guest
Phil Wang Guest
Janey Godley Guest
Tim Shipman Guest
Zoe Lyons Guest
Helen Lewis Guest
Maisie Adam Guest
Fin Taylor Guest
Emma Dabiri Guest
Joe Lycett Guest
John Pienaar Guest
Lemn Sissay Guest
Mishal Husain Guest
Ria Lina Guest
Rylan Clark-Neal (as Rylan) Guest
Dawn Butler (as Dawn Butler MP) Guest
Geoff Norcott Guest
Jackie Weaver Self
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)
Monica Long Writer (Additional Material)
Katie Storey Writer (Additional Material)
Jane McCutcheon Writer (Additional Material)
Vivienne Riddoch Writer (Additional Material)
Alison Spittle Writer (Additional Material)
Zoƫ Tomalin Writer (Additional Material)
Jon Harvey Writer (Additional Material)
Laura Claxton Writer (Additional Material)
Matt Hulme Writer (Additional Material)
Domenico Farelli Writer (Additional Material)
Emma Moran Writer (Additional Material)
Ian Pike Writer (Additional Material)
Rajnish Razdan Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Dinkin Writer (Additional Material)
Runi Talwar Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Birts Writer (Additional Material)
Mike Rayment Writer (Additional Material)
Kae Kurd Writer (Additional Material)
Laura Lexx Writer (Additional Material)
Jules Garnett Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie George Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Craine Writer (Additional Material)
Racha Sobratee Writer (Additional Material)
Adam Hess Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Mills Writer (Additional Material)
Rajiv Karia Writer (Additional Material)
Rose Johnson Writer (Additional Material)
Ian Smith Writer (Additional Material)
Ken Cheng Writer (Additional Material)
Rhiannon Shaw Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Martin Lord Director
Lewis Wright Director
Jo Bunting Series Producer
Danny Carr Series Producer
Jo Maney Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Pinki Chambers Executive Producer
Ruby Kuraishe Executive Producer
Katie Taylor Executive Producer
Syeda Irtizaali Executive Producer
Jack Harris Edit Producer
Simon Brook Editor
Jon Ellis Editor
Rich Ellis (as Richard Ellis) Editor
Nick Pratt Editor
James Branch Editor
Andrew Selzer Editor
Phil Moss Editor
Daniel Keevil Editor
Balint Szabo 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
David Ward Graphics
Jordan Allen Graphics

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