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 - 2019. Stars Nicholas Parsons, Clement Freud, Kenneth Williams, Derek Nimmo and others.

Just A Minute - The Best Of 2008

Just A Minute - The Best Of 2008

his title features four specially selected episodes of Radio 4's much-loved panel game, hosted by Nicholas Parsons. First broadcast in 1968, Just a Minute is one of the longest-running radio comedy shows. A national institution, it is also loved and listened to all around the world. These four episodes find regulars Paul Merton and Clement Freud attempting to talk non-stop for sixty seconds, along with special guests Graham Norton, Gyles Brandreth, Phill Jupitus, Jenny Eclair, Marcus Brigstocke, Tony Hawks, Sue Perkins, Julian Clary and Chris Addison. Among the subjects hilariously tackled are the Scottish play, the A to Z, an infinite number of monkeys, Leonardo da Vinci, The Famous Five, discovering America, Adam's apple, the end of time and little green men. Join host Nicholas Parsons and the distinguished panellists, as they use their intellect, imagination and verbal dexterity to beat the clock and win the points in these four ferociously funny shows.

First released: Wednesday 8th October 2008

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