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Paul Merton is a team captain on Have I Got News for You, appearing opposite Ian Hislop. In one notable episode hosted by Alexander Armstrong, he was teammates with Vivienne Rook. Rook, much to Paul's shock, remarked "good riddance" in response to the death of Germany's Angela Merkel. (Episode 1)

Paul Merton appears as himself in Years and Years.