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, Episode 9

Have I Got News For You. Jess Phillips
Labour MP Jess Phillips guest presents this episode: her 5th appearance on the programme, but first time in the host's chair. Joining her on the panel are mathematician and author Hannah Fry and comedian Jon Richardson.


Paul and Hannah won, 7 points to 4.

Broadcast details

Friday 10th December 2021
30 minutes
  • Thursday 9th December 2021, 19:00 at Riverside Studios


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 13th December 2021 11:10pm
45 minute version
Sunday 28th August 2022 9:00pm Dave
Tuesday 24th January 2023 1:00am BBC1
Tuesday 24th January 2023 2:15am BBC1 Scot
Sunday 2nd April 2023 12:00am
60 minute version
Sunday 2nd July 2023 12:00am
60 minute version
Tuesday 17th October 2023 11:00pm
60 minute version
Wednesday 7th February 2024 10:00pm
60 minute version

Cast & crew

Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Jess Phillips (as Jess Phillips MP) Host / Presenter
Jon Richardson Guest
Hannah Fry Guest
Writing team
Pete Sinclair Writer (Additional Material)
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Katie Storey Writer (Additional Material)
Zoƫ Tomalin Writer (Additional Material)
Laura Claxton Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Danny Carr Series Producer
Jo Maney Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Ruby Kuraishe Executive Producer
Simon Brook Editor
Jon Ellis Editor
Nick Pratt 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
David Ward Graphics
Jordan Allen Graphics

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