Have I Got News for You is a British television panel show on the BBC. The show has cultivated a reputation for sailing close to the wind in matters of libel with its satirical, light-hearted format.
Last Episode53x06 Ed Balls, Janet Street-Porter &… Aired: May. 26, 2017
Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Ed Balls and guest panelists Janet Street-Porter and Henning Wehn.
- Himself - Host
- Himself - Team Captain
- Himself - Team Captain (2)
- Himself - Guest Presenter (7)
- Himself - Guest Presenter (5)
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (revealing mistake): Katherine Ryan mispronounces vacillating.
- In a 1994 episode, Deayton read out the following: "The BBC are cracking down on references to Ian and Kevin Maxwell, in case program-makers appear biased in their treatment of these two…
[show]In a 1994 episode, Deayton read out the following: "The BBC are cracking down on references to Ian and Kevin Maxwell, in case program-makers appear biased in their treatment of these two heartless, scheming bastards." Unfortunately, the Maxwell brothers were about to go on trial, and, 26 July 1996, the BBC and Hat Trick Productions were fined £20,000 in the High Court for Contempt of Court.
- Goof (factual errors): Paul Merton refers to the film "There's something about Mary", but accidentally calls it "The trouble with Mary".