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Just a Minute: Series 75 [electronic resource]

Comedy, BBC Radio2017
Nicholas Parsons chairs six more episodes of the evergreen BBC Radio 4 panel gameFresh from winning the Radio Award for comedy in the 2016 Chortle Awards, the perennially popular show returns for a 75th series.Guests joining Nicholas Parsons include regulars Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Sheila Hancock and Marcus Brigstocke, as well as relative newcomers Josh Widdicombe and Holly Walsh. Debutants Alexei Sayle and John Finnemore play their first games with panache, while Gyles Brandreth and Graham Norton both mark the same milestone as they celebrate their 100th appearances.Among the diverse topics they tackle are Halley’s Comet, Answering the Telephone, Clock-watching, Insomnia, A Hot Potato, Thomas Hardy, The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Physics for Beginners and Sellotape.So as the Minute Waltz fades away, prepare to enjoy the wit, competitive spirit and verbal skills of the plucky panellists as they attempt to speak unchallenged for 60 seconds without hesitation, repetition or deviation.Devised by Ian MessiterChairman: Nicholas ParsonsProduced by Victoria LloydProduction Coordinator: Hayley SterlingFirst broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 16 May–20 June 2016CD 1: Episodes 1 & 2CD 2: Episodes 3 & 4CD 3: Episodes 5 & 6
[Place of publication not identified] : BBC Digital Audio, 2017
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