The Best Episodes of Have I Got News for You

Jo Brand, Victoria Coren, Graham Linehan

#1 - Jo Brand, Victoria Coren, Graham Linehan 8.40

Season 42 - Episode 1

The popular news quiz returns, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Jo Brand and guest panellists Victoria Coren and Graham Linehan.

Directors: Lissa Evans
2010 Election Special - Jo Brand, Jon Richardson, Lembit Öpik

#2 - 2010 Election Special - Jo Brand, Jon Richardson, Lembit Öpik 8.27

Season 39 - Episode 5

2010 election special, aired on Friday instead of Thursday. Chaired by Jo Brand with guests Lembit Opik and Jon Richardson joining Paul Merton and Ian Hislop

Stephen Mangan, Grace Dent, Miles Jupp

#3 - Stephen Mangan, Grace Dent, Miles Jupp 8.15

Season 43 - Episode 1

Popular news quiz, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Stephen Mangan and guest panellists Grace Dent and Miles Jupp.

Directors: Lissa Evans
Stephen Merchant, Hal Cruttenden, Gabby Logan

#4 - Stephen Merchant, Hal Cruttenden, Gabby Logan 8.00

Season 46 - Episode 3

The popular news quiz, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Stephen Merchant and guest panellists Hal Cruttenden and Gabby Logan.

Directors: Lissa Evans
John Prescott, John Bishop, Penny Smith

#5 - John Prescott, John Bishop, Penny Smith 8.00

Season 39 - Episode 9

With guest host John Prescott and guest panellists John Bishop and Penny Smith.

Jo Brand, Reginald D. Hunter, Joanna Scanlan

#6 - Jo Brand, Reginald D. Hunter, Joanna Scanlan 8.00

Season 41 - Episode 9

Team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Jo Brand and guest panellists Reginald D Hunter and Joanna Scanlan.

Directors: Paul Wheeler
David Mitchell, Roisin Conaty, Andy Hamilton

#7 - David Mitchell, Roisin Conaty, Andy Hamilton 8.00

Season 42 - Episode 5

Popular news quiz with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host David Mitchell and guest panellists Roisin Conaty and Andy Hamilton.

Directors: Lissa Evans
Kirsty Young, Gyles Brandreth, Marcus Brigstocke

#8 - Kirsty Young, Gyles Brandreth, Marcus Brigstocke 8.00

Season 42 - Episode 7

Guest host Kirsty Young, comedian Marcus Brigstocke and writer Gyles Brandreth join in the fun on the satirical current affairs quiz, with regular team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Alastair Campbell, Nick Hewer, Ross Noble

#9 - Alastair Campbell, Nick Hewer, Ross Noble 8.00

Season 43 - Episode 8

Alastair Campbell, best known for working with Tony Blair between 1997 and 2003, makes his much anticipated debut as guest host. Alan Sugar's right-hand man Nick Hewer and funnyman Ross Noble are the guest panellists.

Directors: Lissa Evans
Christmas Special - Martin Clunes, Rebecca Front, David O'Doherty

#10 - Christmas Special - Martin Clunes, Rebecca Front, David O'Doherty 8.00

Season 42 - Episode 10

Popular news quiz with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Martin Clunes and guest panellists Rebecca Front and David O'Doherty.

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Frank Skinner, Matt Forde, Miles Jupp

#11 - Frank Skinner, Matt Forde, Miles Jupp 7.83

Season 45 - Episode 9

The popular news quiz returns, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Frank Skinner and guest panellists Matt Forde and Miles Jupp.

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Jeremy Clarkson, Nancy Dell'Olio, Kevin Bridges

#12 - Jeremy Clarkson, Nancy Dell'Olio, Kevin Bridges 7.83

Season 43 - Episode 4

Popular news quiz, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Jeremy Clarkson and guest panellists including Nancy Dell'Olio and Kevin Bridges.

Directors: Lissa Evans
Stephen Mangan, Greg Davies, Grace Dent

#13 - Stephen Mangan, Greg Davies, Grace Dent 7.83

Season 42 - Episode 4

Popular news quiz with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Stephen Mangan and guest panellists Greg Davies and Grace Dent.

Directors: Lissa Evans
Jeremy Clarkson, Will Gompertz, Tony Law

#14 - Jeremy Clarkson, Will Gompertz, Tony Law 7.83

Season 44 - Episode 4

Popular news quiz, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Jeremy Clarkson and guest panellists Will Gompertz and Tony Law.

Directors: John L Spencer
Alexander Armstrong, Victoria Coren, Richard Herring

#15 - Alexander Armstrong, Victoria Coren, Richard Herring 7.75

Season 39 - Episode 2

With host Alexander Armstrong and guest panelists Richard Herring and Victoria Coren.

Alexander Armstrong, Nadine Dorries, Reginald D. Hunter

#16 - Alexander Armstrong, Nadine Dorries, Reginald D. Hunter 7.75

Season 43 - Episode 5

Popular news quiz, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Alexander Armstrong and guest panellists Nadine Dorries MP and Reginald D Hunter.

Directors: Lissa Evans
Richard Osman, Dan Snow, Mark Steel

#17 - Richard Osman, Dan Snow, Mark Steel 7.70

Season 46 - Episode 2

The popular news quiz, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Richard Osman and guest panellists Dan Snow and Mark Steel.

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Jo Brand, Kevin Bridges, Jacob Rees-Mogg

#18 - Jo Brand, Kevin Bridges, Jacob Rees-Mogg 7.70

Season 47 - Episode 7

The popular news quiz, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Jo Brand and guest panellists Kevin Bridges and Jacob Rees-Mogg MP.

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Charlotte Church, Miles Jupp, Richard Osman

#19 - Charlotte Church, Miles Jupp, Richard Osman 7.70

Season 44 - Episode 9

Popular news quiz, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Charlotte Church and guest panellists Miles Jupp and Richard Osman.

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Clare Balding, Graham Linehan, Ken Livingstone

#20 - Clare Balding, Graham Linehan, Ken Livingstone 7.70

Season 44 - Episode 1

The guest host for the first episode of the show's 44th run is presenter, writer and broadcaster Clare Balding, making her first appearance in the chair. Clare joins regulars Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, plus guest panellists Graham Linehan and Ken Livingstone, for a satirical look at the week's news.

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Kirsty Young, Max Keiser, Tony Law

#21 - Kirsty Young, Max Keiser, Tony Law 7.69

Season 46 - Episode 5

The popular news quiz, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Kirsty Young and guest panellists Max Keiser and Tony Law.

Directors: Lissa Evans
Jo Brand, John Prescott, Gyles Brandreth

#22 - Jo Brand, John Prescott, Gyles Brandreth 7.68

Season 46 - Episode 4

The popular news quiz, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Jo Brand and guest panellists Gyles Brandreth and John Prescott.

Directors: Lissa Evans
Kirsty Young, Kevin Maguire, Ross Noble

#23 - Kirsty Young, Kevin Maguire, Ross Noble 7.67

Season 38 - Episode 4

The popular news quiz with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Kirsty Young and guest panellists Kevin Maguire and Ross Noble.

Dan Stevens, Miles Jupp, Susan Calman

#24 - Dan Stevens, Miles Jupp, Susan Calman 7.60

Season 42 - Episode 6

After Children In Need, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton return for a winter dose of Have I Got News For You. Host is Dan Stevens and guests are Miles Jupp and Susan Calman.

Directors: Paul Wheeler
Rhod Gilbert, Louise Bagshawe, Marcus Brigstocke

#25 - Rhod Gilbert, Louise Bagshawe, Marcus Brigstocke 7.60

Season 41 - Episode 3

Team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Rhod Gilbert and guest panellists Louise Bagshawe and Marcus Brigstocke.

Directors: Liss Evans