Private Eye is the UK's number one, best-selling news and current affairs magazine edited by Ian Hislop since 1986. The magazine has a fortnightly sale of over 224,000 copies and is read by in excess of 800,000 readers. Hislop has received the British Society of Magazine Editor's highest award, "The Editor's Editor" and in 2013 was voted 54th in the Guardian's top 100 most powerful media people. In addition to appearing on the BBC's "Have I Got News for You" since it started in the early nineties, Hislop has presented a long line of well-regarded documentaries. He also recently co-wrote with the Private Eye cartoonist Nick Newman "The Wipers Times", a BBC2 drama set in the trenches in the First World War.