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

Have I Got News For You

BBC One and BBC Two panel show about the news. 543 episodes (61 series), 1990 - 2021. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Series 57, Episode 6 is repeated on Dave on Sunday at 1am.

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BBC defends 'tedious' HIGNFY' Welsh language jokes

The BBC has defended an episode of Have I Got News For You which included 'jokes' claiming that the Welsh language was unpronounceable.

Nation Cymru, 10th May 2021

Why Zoe Lyons wore a hat on HIGNFY

For those wondering why Zoe Lyons is wearing a beanie hat on Have I Got News For You on Friday night it is because she has alopecia.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 7th May 2021

HIGNFY slammed for "weak & tedious" Welsh language gags

Friday night's episode of Have I Got News For You has been slammed online after cracking 'jokes' claiming that the Welsh language was unpronounceable.

Nation Cymru, 1st May 2021

Anger at joke saying Israel ignores Arabs on vaccines

A complaint has been lodged to the BBC after actor David Tennant read out a comment on a popular comedy show, saying Israel "ignores the Arab population" when it comes to vaccinations.

Jewish News Online, 14th April 2021

Female stand-ups on panel shows: one in one out

Taskmaster has welcomed only 11 female stand-up comedians in six years.

Mark Muldoon, i Newspaper, 18th March 2021

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2020 shortlist

60 TV and radio programmes have been shortlisted across 10 categories for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2020. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 11th January 2021

Blankety Blank most-watched new TV comedy in 2020

Blankety Blank was the most-watched new British comedy on TV in 2020. 5.2 million viewers tuned in to see the comic game show's revival on Christmas Day. The Graham Norton Show and ITV sitcom Kate & Koji also got over 5 million viewers last year.

British Comedy Guide, 1st January 2021

BBC officially dismisses complaints over Duker & Taylor

The BBC has rejected complaints about Sophie Duker's 'kill whitey' joke on Frankie Boyle's New World Order - and Fin Taylor's gag about 'bombing Glastonbury' on Have I Got News For You.

Chortle, 24th December 2020

BBC defends HIGNFY after Jeremy Corbyn joke

The BBC has defended an episode of Have I Got News For You after it featured a joke by Fin Taylor about bombing Glastonbury to get rid of Jeremy Corbyn supporters.

Sherna Noah, Yahoo, 26th November 2020

Have I Got News For You documentary to celebrate 30 years

Have I Got News For You is to mark its 30th anniversary with a commemorative documentary. Have I Got 30 Years For You will be broadcast on BBC One over the festive period.

British Comedy Guide, 23rd November 2020