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 - 2021. Stars Nicholas Parsons, Clement Freud, Kenneth Williams, Derek Nimmo and others.

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Just A Minute. Paul Merton. Copyright: BBC.

Series 86, Episode 1

Paul Merton hosts the return of Radio 4's longest running panel show. On the panel are Sheila Hancock, Gyles Brandreth, Tony Hawks and Pippa Evans.

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on BBC Sounds

Monday 22nd February 2021
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


  1. Sunday 28th February 2021 at 12:00pm on Radio 4
  2. Monday 1st March 2021 at 7:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Monday 1st March 2021 at 5:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  4. Monday 1st March 2021 at 10:00pm on Radio 4 Extra
  5. Tuesday 2nd March 2021 at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Paul Merton Host / Presenter
Tony Hawks Guest
Gyles Brandreth Guest
Sheila Hancock Guest
Pippa Evans Guest
Production team
Victoria Lloyd Producer

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