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 65, Episode 6

Have I Got News For You. Mel Giedroyc
Mel Giedroyc guest hosts for the 5th time. Joining her on the panels are comedian Chris McCausland, as well as broadcaster Kirsty Wark.


The teams drew, 5 points each.

Broadcast details

Friday 19th May 2023
30 minutes
  • Thursday 18th May 2023, 19:10 at Riverside Studios


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 22nd May 2023 10:40pm
45 minute version
Monday 22nd May 2023 11:10pm
45 minute version
BBC1 Wales
Sunday 11th February 2024 9:00pm
60 minute version
Monday 12th February 2024 2:25am
50 minute version

Cast & crew

Ian Hislop Team Captain
Paul Merton Team Captain
Guest cast
Mel Giedroyc Host / Presenter
Kirsty Wark Guest
Chris McCausland Guest
Writing team
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Monica Long Writer (Additional Material)
Laura Claxton Writer (Additional Material)
Keiron Nicholson Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Abigail Dankwa Director
Jo Bunting Series Producer
Jack Harris Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Pinki Chambers Executive Producer
Jon Ellis Editor
Daniel Keevil Editor
Matt Roberts Editor
Graham Barker Editor
Kirsty Robertson Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mikki Rain Production Designer
Karen Jackson Costume Designer
Peter Raby Lighting Designer
George Webley (as Big George) Composer
Phil Hewson Graphics
David Ward Graphics

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