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Ian Hislop

Ian Hislop was born on July 13, 1960 in Mumbles, Swansea, Wales. He is a writer, known for Have I Got News for You (1990), Have I Got News for You: The Inevitable Internet Spin-Off (2007) and The Very Best of 'Have I Got News for You' (2002). He has been married to Victoria Hislop since April 16, 1988. They have two children. See full bio »
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Known For

Have I Got News for You
Have I Got News for You Himself - Team Captain
(1990-2016)
The Very Best of 'Have I Got News for You'
(2002)
Ian Hislop Goes Off the Rails
Ian Hislop Goes Off the Rails Himself - Presenter
(2008)

Filmography

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 2013 The Wipers Times (TV Movie) (written by)
 2008 A Bunch of Amateurs (screenplay)
 2003-2004 My Dad's the Prime Minister (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes)
- Powerless (2004) ... (writer)
- Diaries (2004) ... (writer)
- Jobless (2004) ... (writer)
- Marathon (2004) ... (writer)
- Desert Island (2004) ... (writer)
 2000 Highlights from Iolanthe (TV Special) (additional material)
 1998-1999 Sermon from St. Albion's (TV Series) (script - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (1999) ... (script)
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... (script)
  Murder Most Horrid (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1991 - 1996) (written by - 1 episode, 1999)
- Confessions of a Murderer (1999) ... (written by)
- Dead on Time (1996) ... (writer)
- Mangez Merveillac (1994) ... (writer)
- He Died a Death (1991) ... (writer)
- The Case of the Missing (1991) ... (writer)
 1999 Great Railway Journeys (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- East to West (1999) ... (writer)
 1994-1997 Harry Enfield and Chums (TV Series) (additional material - 12 episodes)
- Harry Enfield and His Yule Log Chums (1997) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.5 (1997) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.4 (1997) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.3 (1997) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.2 (1997) ... (additional material)
 1997 Gobble (TV Movie)
 1995 Laughter and Loathing (TV Movie)
 1990-1992 Harry Enfield's Television Programme (TV Series) (additional material - 11 episodes)
- Harry Enfield's Festive Television Programme (1992) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.6 (1992) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.5 (1992) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.4 (1992) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.3 (1992) ... (additional material)
 1991 About Face (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Briefcase Encounter (1991) ... (writer)
 1989 The Stone Age (TV Movie)
  Spitting Image (TV Series) (1 episode, 1985) (written by - 36 episodes, 1984 - 1988) (jokes - 1 episode, 1985) (wordsmith - 1 episode, 1985)
- Episode #6.4 (1988) ... (written by)
- Episode #6.3 (1988) ... (written by)
- Episode #6.2 (1988) ... (written by)
- Episode #6.1 (1988) ... (written by)
- Episode #6.6 (1987) ... (written by)
 1987 Spitting Image: The 1987 Movie Awards (TV Movie) (written by)
 1986/II Comic Relief (TV Special documentary)
 1983 Three of a Kind (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #3.5 (1983) ... (written by)
- Episode #3.3 (1983) ... (written by)
- Episode #3.1 (1983) ... (written by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Recorded DVD audio commentary (with Paul Merton) for _Very Best of Have I Got News for You, The (2002) (V)_. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »


Alternate Names:

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on the death of Freddie Mercury in an interview] Queen were a third-rate glam rock band. See more »

Trivia:

Because of his diminutive stature and pugnacious journalistic style, he was once described by fellow journalist John Sweeney as "a garden gnome on acid". See more »

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Cancer

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