James Bond Star to Host ‘Have I Got News For You’

James Bond star Sir Roger Moore is to host Have I Got News For You on Friday 23rd November.

85-year-old Moore is best known for playing James Bond in seven 007 movies and also for starring in ’60s spy series The Saint.

Moore looked forward to appearing on HIGNFY with regular panelists Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

“I’m really looking forward to appearing on one of my favourite shows and just hope Ian and Paul will treat this old English actor gently,” he said.

“If not, I’ll press the button which releases their chairs into a piranha-filled pool below and will cackle wildly like Ernst Stavro Blofeld… who said I wasn’t a ham?”

Comedian and actor Marcus Brigstocke and journalist and author Rachel Johnson will appear as guests alongside Moore, Hislop and Merton.

This 44th series of Have I Got News For You continues at 9pm on Friday nights on BBC One until December 21, with the extended repeats Have I Got A Bit More News For You screening on Monday nights at 10.35pm.