Have I Got News For You (BBC One/Hat Trick Productions; 1990-)

Key:  male   female   other/diverse 

By @astronomyblog & @LoveGraphs. Stats last updated 28 December 2019.

It seems there may have been at least 499 shows and 2497 listed appearances. With 5 people per show, Comedy.co.uk has 0% more appearances listed than required (and probably a similar percent of people) perhaps due to listing special guests. The host/captains/regulars have included Ian Hislop (Team Captain × 499), Paul Merton (Team Captain × 490, Guest Host × 1), Angus Deayton (Host × 188), Alexander Armstrong (Guest Host × 31, Panellist × 1), Jo Brand (Guest Host × 21, Panellist × 3), Victoria Coren Mitchell (Guest Host × 11, Panellist × 8), Martin Clunes (Guest Host × 11, Panellist × 4), David Mitchell (Guest Host × 11, Panellist × 4), Kirsty Young (Guest Host × 12, Panellist × 2), Jack Dee (Guest Host × 13, Panellist × 1), Marcus Brigstocke (Guest Host × 2, Panellist × 11), Jeremy Clarkson (Guest Host × 12, Panellist × 1), Richard Osman (Guest Host × 1, Panellist × 10), Frank Skinner (Guest Team Captain × 1, Guest Host × 6, Panellist × 4), Stephen Mangan (Guest Host × 10).

Appearances

Total appearances:

85.1% (2124)
0.1% (2)
14.9% (371)

Guest appearances i.e. ignoring the host/captains/regulars:

71.7% (726)
0.2% (2)
28.1% (285)

People

All people:

69.8% (372)
0.4% (2)
29.8% (159)

Guests i.e. ignoring the host/captains/regulars:

68.3% (326)
0.4% (2)
31.2% (149)

Notes

It should be noted that many of the Guest Presenters have appeared in that role but also as panelists so their number of appearances may not all be in the role of Guest Presenter.

Last updated: 2019/12/28