Damian Lewis will be the guest host of this week’s episode of Have I Got News For You airing this Friday, April 27 at 9:00pm on BBC1! The extended edition Have I Got A Bit More News For You will broadcast Sunday, April 29 at 10:25 pm on BBC1. The show will be taped Thursday at London Studios. We’ll try and have a download available in the media archive by Friday or Saturday.
Looks like his episode should air Friday, April 27th!
Homeland star Damian Lewis, Dirk Gently actor Stephen Mangan and former political spin doctor Alastair Campbell are among the stars who have been announced as guest hosts on the new series of Have I Got News for You.
HIGNFY will return to TV on Friday 13 April, with Mangan occupying the host’s chair on a show that will also see actor Miles Jupp and journalist Grace Dent making appearances as guest panellists alongside regulars Paul Merton and Ian Hislop.
Jo Brand will chair the second episode of the series, while Damian Lewis is set to take the reins for the third, having enjoyed presenting the programme on three previous occasions.
Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson is in line to host the fourth episode and Alexander Armstrong has been booked to chair the fifth.
Alastair Campbell will make his much-anticipated guest host debut on the series’ eighth instalment.
The three remaining hosts and other panellists will be announced at a later date, and HIGNFY will run weekly on BBC1 until Friday 8 June.
Source: Radio Times
Damian Lewis appeared on Friday’s episode of The Graham Norton Show along with guests Gerard Depardieu, Dominic West and Olly Murs. Damian comes in near the beginning and you can see him throughout the show. Update: Click here on our media archive for mp4 downloads.
Update: I made screenccaps from the hi-res video clips the BBC posted on Youtube:
Click below for stills of Damian Lewis on the Graham Norton Show which was taped at The London Studios on Thursday. The program will air on BBC1 at 10:35pm on Friday and in the US on BBC America at 9:15pm CT on Saturday.
Update: I replaced the MQ stills with HQ ones. To view the HQ picture, click on the intermediate pic.
Click here at the Game of Scones blog for a report from someone who was lucky enough to attend the taping.
Damian Lewis will be a guest on The Graham Norton Show airing this Friday, March 9th at 10:35pm on BBC1! The program will also air in the US this Saturday at 9:15pm Central on BBC America. As usual we’ll try and have a download available in the media archive not too long afterwards.
From the BBC website:
Episode 18 of 19, Series 10
Duration: 45 minutes
Graham is joined on the sofa by the star of this season’s hottest TV drama, Homeland, Damian Lewis; French acting legend Gerard Depardieu; The Wire and The Hour star Dominic West; and pop star Olly Murs, who also performs the single Oh My Goodness.