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Have I Got News For You

BBC One and BBC Two panel show about the news. 477 episodes (54 series), 1990 - 2017. Stars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Next new episode is on Friday at 9pm. Series 54, Episode 10
Catch-up on Episode 9 on BBC iPlayer   Series 47, Episode 4 is repeated on Dave on Saturday at 8pm

Quotes

Good evening and welcome to Have I Got News for You. My name is Alexander Armstrong, and if I seem familiar to you, it's because I'm a regular on ITV. Footballers' Wives, Coronation Street, Emmerdale. You name it, I've done some adverts in the middle of it.

Alexander Armstrong
Brian Blessed opening his show, referencing his work in the film "Flash Gordon".

"Good evening and welcome to Have I Got News for You. I'm Brian Blessed! Now in the news this week, the polls continues to slide for Gordon Brown and some people are saying, "He's dead and buried". But I think the opposite. I say: "GORDON'S ALIVE!!!"

Brian Blessed in Series 35, Episode 3
Boris Johnson opening the first show he presented.

"Good evening and welcome to Have I Got News for You. My name is Boris Johnson and when I last appeared on this show, I complained that it was fully scripted and rehearsed. I'd now like to complain, in the strongest possible terms, that it isn't."

Boris Johnson in Series 24, Episode 6
Angus' opening to "The Angus Show".

"Good evening and welcome to Have I Got News for You, where this week's loser is presenting it."

Angus Deayton in Series 23, Episode 6

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