Roger Moore to present Have I Got News For You – Daily TV round-up

Sir Roger Moore is to host panel show 'Have I Got News For You', it's been announced.

News for you: Roger Moore to present BBC quiz (Credit: PA)

The 85-year-old former James Bond will chair the show on 23 November as part of the show's celebrations of 10 years of guest presenters.


Moore will oversee team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, while the guests will be Marcus Brigstocke and journalist Rachel Johnson, sister of London Mayor Boris Johnson.

“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 of his appointment.

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“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?”

Moore's appearance continues the Bond-mania currently gripping the country, following the release of the 23rd Bond film 'Skyfall'.

Moore was the most prolific of the Bonds, starring in seven films in all from 1973 to 1985. [BBC]

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