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Have I Got News For You (HIGNFY)

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HIGNFY recording with Alexander Armstrong, et alia
HIGNFY recording with Alexander Armstrong, et alia

HIGNFY recording with Alexander Armstrong, et alia

Wandered over to a studio recording for Have I Got News for You last night, with a fairly decent line up of Victoria Coren and Ross Noble as guests and the ever reliable host in the form of Alexander Armstrong.

May
06
2011

Mulled wine at HIGNFY

Yesterday had an unexpected chance to go and watch HIGNFY being recorded live (again) as an email arrived in the morning offering two tickets to first replies who “definitely” would turn up in the evening. It seemed that they had

Dec
02
2010

A fire at last nights recording of HIGNFY

Yes, a real actual fire – but sadly outside the studio and so wont be on the tonight’s broadcast of Have I Got News for You. Arriving at around 5pm to get as close to the front of the queue

Oct
28
2010

Get tickets to watch Have I Got News for You being recorded

My systems tracker has alerted me to a date for your diaries. Tickets to be in the audience to watch Have I Got News for You being recorded live will be made available on Tuesday 21st September at 11:00 am.

Sep
14
2010

Ha! Ha! Ha! Hee! Hee! Hee! Hoo! Hoo! Hoo!

Had tickets to watch Have I Got News for You being recorded last night and it was a fairly good recording with lots of mirth to work with. However, last night was notable more for the audience than for the

Apr
15
2010

Nigel Farage on Have I Got News for You

Had tickets last night to watch Have I Got News for You being recorded with two comedians I can’t honestly say I have ever heard of (Lee Mack and Kevin Bridges), along with the bombastic leader of the UKIP party,

Apr
01
2010

How to Get Tickets to Have I Got News for You

As a regular attendee of the recordings of HIGNFY, I am quite often asked how to get tickets, so I have on occasions written up the details - but over time, the pages end up inaccurate thanks to changes made by Hattrick TV, so here is the updated version.

Mar
03
2010

Bob Crow on Have I Got News for You

The BBC’s Have I Got News for You is one of those television shows, which largely thanks to its rotating guests and the topicality of the news is a programme that has many highs, and some lows. Quite often the

Nov
27
2009

Have I Got News for You – ticket procedure change

Update: The procedure has changed since the below was written. Click on the link for the latest details of how to request tickets to see rush to get tickets to watch it being recorded live. As the tickets are made

Aug
13
2009

HIGNFY with Jack Dee

Back from a slightly bizare recording of Have I Got News for You, hosted by Jack Dee along with Clare Balding and Fred Macaulay. I was in a bad mood as one of my own guests turned up late, so

May
08
2009

Have I Got News for You – tickets available today

Update: The procedure has changed since the below was written. Click on the link for the latest details of how to request tickets to see earlier blog post. The next batch of tickets will be released around August/Sept. Update: It

Mar
30
2009

How to get tickets to watch Have I Got News for You

Update: The procedure has changed since the below was written. Click on the link for the latest details of how to request tickets to see

Mar
02
2009

HIGNFY

Update: Click on the link for the latest details of how to request tickets to see

Dec
19
2008

Last minute tickets

Am off to the RSA this evening to listen to Lord Mandy of Dodgy Mortgage give a talk about boosting the British economy and it seems that the talk is proving popular as I had an email earlier this week

Dec
17
2008
Breaking personal ethics
Breaking personal ethics

Breaking personal ethics

Last night, I broke one of my core principles - a rule which I have lived by for probably all my life.

Oct
31
2008

Have I Got News for You

Update: Click on the link for the latest details of how to request tickets to see

Oct
30
2008

Have I Got News For You

As I mentioned earlier this week, I went to watch a recording of Have I Got News for You last night – and it will be broadcast tonight. It’s a classic episode. Brian Blessed (BB) is an even larger personality

May
02
2008