British Comedy Guide

Just A Minute. Image shows from L to R: Paul Merton, Nicholas Parsons. Copyright: BBC.

Just A Minute

BBC Radio 4 panel show that tries to avoid repetition, hesitation and deviation. Broadcast, 1967 - 2018. Stars Nicholas Parsons, Clement Freud, Kenneth Williams, Derek Nimmo and others.

Next new episode is on Monday at 6:30pm. Series 80, Episode 2
Catch-up on BBC iPlayer Radio   The programme is repeated on Sunday at 12pm.

Series 56, Episode 3

Nicholas Parsons chairs the devious word game, recorded at Derby University. The panellists are Josie Lawrence, Justin Moorhouse, Tony Hawks and Dave Gorman. Subjects include how to spot a mature student and three ways to pay back your student loan.

Broadcast details

Monday 18th January 2010
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


  1. Sunday 24th January 2010 at 12:00pm on Radio 4
  2. Monday 26th December 2016 at 9:00am on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Monday 26th December 2016 at 4:00pm on Radio 4 Extra
  4. Tuesday 27th December 2016 at 4:00am on Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nicholas Parsons Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Tony Hawks Guest
Josie Lawrence Guest
Justin Moorhouse Guest
Dave Gorman Guest
Production team
Claire Jones Producer

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