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Have I Got News for You

1990- Still Running
 
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Hilarious, totally-irreverent, near-libelous political quiz show, based mainly on news stories from the last week or so, that leaves no party, personality or action unscathed in pursuit of laughs. Hosted by Deayton, with team captains Hislop (magazine columnist) and Merton (comedian) joined by, typically, a comedian and a politician, journalist or news figure - although an absent Labour politician was once famously replaced by a tub of lard! Regular rounds of Caption Competition, Odd One Out, What Happened Next and Missing Words are interspersed with running jokes: Deayton's senile mother, Hislop's Jimmy Somerville impersonation, the firm belief that all politicians are crooks...
Special Notes:
From the Spring 2007 series, a longer Have I Got A Bit More News For You version of the show was shown a day later, featuring additional footage and outtakes.
Main Cast
N/AAngus Deayton
as (host) [S 1-24]
 
N/AIan Hislop
as (team captain) [S 1-46]
 
N/APaul Merton
as (team captain) [S 1-46]
Recurring Cast
Ross Noble as (himself) [S 23-46] (17)
Alexander Armstrong as (guest host) [S 34-46] (16)
Ken Livingstone as (himself) [S 1-46] (14)
Andy Hamilton as (himself) [S 29-44] (13)
Marcus Brigstocke as (himself) [S 25-44] (13)
 
Reginald D. Hunter as (himself) [S 33-46] (13)
Danny Baker as (himself) [S 3-46] (11)
Jo Brand as (guest host) [S 36-46] (11)
Janet Street-Porter as (herself) [S 11-46] (10)
Germaine Greer as (herself) [S 1-36] (9)


Premiered on Network:
BBC-1 in UK

Currently airs on: Fridays

Also known as:
Have I Got a Bit More News for You

Genres: Comedy / News / Game-Show

Language: english  Runtime: 30 mins

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