Gyles Brandreth.

Gyles Brandreth

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Radio 4 to broadcast Nicholas Parsons tribute evening

Radio 4 will pay tribute to Just A Minute host Nicholas Parsons with an evening of programming on Saturday 10th October.

British Comedy Guide, 24th September 2020

This Morning slammed over Gyles Brandreth's covid joke

Gyles Brandreth made a Covid-19 joke on This Morning, amusing Eamonn Holmes, but some viewers said it was in 'bad taste'.

Charlotte Tutton, The Mirror, 18th August 2020

Kurupt FM wins at British Podcast Awards

The Kurupt FM Podkast has won in the Best Comedy category at the British Podcast Awards. Other winners include Rule Of Three, The Rob Auton Daily Podcast and Shagged. Married. Annoyed.

British Comedy Guide, 12th July 2020

Gyles Brandreth: Nicholas Parsons deserved a knighthood

Esther Rantzen (quite rightly made a dame for her services to broadcasting and charity) thinks that her friend and mine, the late great Nicholas Parsons, should have been given a knighthood. I rather think Nicholas thought so, too.

Gyles Brandreth, The Telegraph, 30th January 2020

Nicholas Parsons has been admitted to hosptial

Nicholas Parsons is recovering in hospital after missing a recording of Just A Minute earlier in the week. The 95-year-old has also dropped out of the remaining chat shows in his Edinburgh Fringe run, with Fred MacAulay taking his place.

Chortle, 10th August 2019

Nicholas Parsons misses Just A Minute recordings

Nicholas Parsons has missed hosting two episodes of Just A Minute, reportedly due to a bad back. Gyles Brandreth stepped in as guest host.

British Comedy Guide, 7th August 2019

Nicholas Parsons misses another Just A Minute taping

Comic, 95, said to be suffering from a bad back

Chortle, 7th August 2019

Comedy stars to take part in Whodunnit spoof play

A number of comedians are due to guest star in Whodunnit [Unrehearsed], a new murder mystery spoof coming to London's Park Theatre.

British Comedy Guide, 30th May 2019