Warwick Davis to guest host Have I Got News for You

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 10 April 2013
Warwick Davis

Warwick Davis

Warwick Davis is "thrilled" to have been asked to guest host 'Have I Got News For You'

Warwick Davis is to guest host 'Have I Got News for You'.

The 'Life's Too Short' star will present the topical BBC One quiz show on April 19 alongside regular panellists Paul Merton and Ian Hislop and fellow guest Joe Wilkinson - and the diminutive star can't wait to host the programme.

He told The Sun newspaper: "I am thrilled to have been asked to guest host. Past hosts range from comedy greats to popular personalities, Hollywood stars to bumbling buffoons. I nearly tick all of those boxes."

Last month, the 43-year-old actor - who has starred in both the 'Star Wars' and 'Harry Potter' film series - hosted an episode of ITV series 'Perspectives: Warwick Davis - The Seven Dwarfs of Auschwitz', which saw him explore the story of seven dwarves who survived the Nazi concentration camp.

Warwick will follow in the footsteps of several stars who have been guest presenters on 'Have I Got News for You', including 'Pointless' presenter Alexander Armstrong, who has fronted the programme for a record 21 times.

Other stars who have hosted the show - which sees the panellists discuss their comical views on the week's news - include 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch, singer Charlotte Church and comedian Jack Whitehall.

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