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 6
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Recording at BBC Radio Theatre. Tickets

Series 56, Episode 4

Nicholas Parsons chairs the devious word game. The panellists are David Mitchell, Paul Merton, Julian Clary and Gyles Brandreth.

Broadcast details

Monday 25th January 2010
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


  1. Sunday 31st January 2010 at 12:00pm on Radio 4
  2. Monday 2nd January 2017 at 9:00am on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Monday 2nd January 2017 at 4:00pm on Radio 4 Extra
  4. Tuesday 3rd January 2017 at 4:00am on Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nicholas Parsons Host / Presenter
Paul Merton Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Gyles Brandreth Guest
Julian Clary Guest
David Mitchell Guest
Production team
Claire Jones Producer

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