Have I Got News For You’s stay-at-home experiment has received mixed reviews from viewers on social media, though many praised the show for persevering in spite of the coronavirus pandemic.
Ian Hislop jokes that Paul Merton should be tested for coronavirus if one of the symptoms is “being a miserable bastard,” when Have I Got News For You returns to television.
Have I Got News For You has filmed its first episode during the Covid-19 crisis with just a few “teething troubles”, as all five panellists filmed in their homes, the show’s producer has said.
Rachel Johnson has made clear being the Prime Minister’s sister is not her day job.
Ian Hislop has compared Boris Johnson with a tub of lard – joking that until recently he thought the lard had a better chance of becoming prime minister.
An outtake from Have I Got News For You has gone viral featuring Ian Hislop saying he would like to see Boris Johnson in prison “forever”.
Have I Got News For You has poked fun at BBC regulations following the cancellation of an episode featuring Change UK acting leader Heidi Allen.
David Dimbleby has said he did not “let off steam about policies or politicians” while making his Have I Got News For You presenting debut.
A grotesque puppet of Margaret Thatcher which featured on satirical series Spitting Image is up for auction.
Paul Merton has said he still intends to mock Theresa May for her awkward dancing when Have I Got News For You returns next month.
Ian Hislop is to present a new series on BBC Radio 4 in August, forming part of the broadcaster’s raft of commissions for summer mornings.
Comedian Paul Merton has said the lack of female MPs acting as guest presenters on Have I Got News For You is because they do not want the job.