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Sara Pascoe is accused of patronising host Lee Mack on tonight's Have I Got News For You?

But the Not Going Out star concedes that it's about time women spoke down to men on the show.

The exchange came as Mack, as host, read out a picture caption about the Pope's vestments. 'Is that the right word, vestments?' he asked the panel.

After they reassured him it was, Pascoe said: 'You're doing really well.'

A laughing Mack said: 'Finally! Woman patronises man on Have I Got News For You.'

In November, Brand berated an all-male panel for making light of sexual harassment claims, telling them: 'If you’re constantly being harassed, even in a small way, that wears you down.'

Here's the clip from tonight's show, which airs on BBC One at 9pm

Is Sara Pascoe patronising Lee Mack?

On tonight's Have I Got News For You

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