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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
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Series 60, Episode 1

The ever-popular panel show hosted by Nicholas Parsons returns. Panellists Paul Merton, Julian Clary, Gyles Brandreth and Tony Hawks tackle subjects including 'My Nan' and 'Breakfast in Bed'.

Full synopsis

My motto

Three things that most enrage me

My Nan

What lurks under my bed

Conventional good looks

My favourite Oscar Wilde quote

Breakfast in bed

The best way to make up


Recorded at The Radio Theatre. Paul Merton is the winner.

Broadcast details

Monday 16th May 2011
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


  1. Sunday 22nd May 2011 at 12:00pm on Radio 4
  2. Monday 23rd May 2011 at 12:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Monday 23rd May 2011 at 10:00pm on Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

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

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