Satire and society (5 mins)

5 minutes with Ian Hislop, editor of “Private Eye” magazine and team leader on the weekly satirical TV news show “Have I got news for you.”  Recorded 2013, BBC.

Questions include:

If you were to be the patron saint of anything – what would it be?

Are you happy?

What is the role of satire in society?

Do you believe in God?

Did you do the show “Have I got News for You” with appendicitis? (Yes)

 

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