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    • Just a Minute: Series 76

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Panel Game
    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    The complete 76th series of the much-loved BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game, chaired by Nicholas Parsons. Just a Minute has been entertaining generations of listeners since its first series in 1967. Here regular players, including Paul Merton, return to do verbal battle with newer players of the game, all the time seeking to avoid hesitation, repetition and deviation.

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Galton & Simpson's Half Hour

    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Rik Mayall, Paul Merton
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    An all-star cast celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Galton & Simpson writing partnership in four new recordings of classic Comedy Playhouse scripts. Four brilliant comedy sitcoms -as first heard on BBC Radio - and introduced by Paul Merton. Frank Skinner stars in You'll Never Walk Alone Nothing will stop a true football fan from following his team when they reach the Cup Final, not even an eight-month pregnant wife. Mitchell & Webb star in Impasse A narrow country lane has no room for two vehicles to pass.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Just a Minute: Through the Years

    • 12 Classic Episodes of the Much-Loved BBC Radio Comedy Game
    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton, Kenneth Williams, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Ten archive editions of the the much-loved BBC Radio 4 panel game plus two very special programmes, chaired by Nicholas Parsons. Seasons come and go, and years fly by, but Just a Minute has been a constant ray of sunshine on Radio 4 for over 50 years.  Now, in this new collection of programmes, 10 previously unpublished editions - from the 1970s to the 2010s - are presented alongside two very special half hours: Just a Minute: 50 Years in 28 Minutes and 50 Years of Just a Minute: Paul Merton in Conversation with Nicholas Parsons

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Just a Minute: The Golden Collection

    • Classic episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game
    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Williams, Nicholas Parsons, Full Cast, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Celebrating 50 years of Just a Minute on air, a collection of previously unpublished episodes from each of the programme's six decades, from 1967 through to the special Christmas 2016 programme Just a Minute Does Panto! Nicholas Parson chairs every programme, with a plethora of guest players, including Kenneth Williams, Derek Nimmo, Peter Jones, Paul Merton, Graham Norton, Gyles Brandreth and Sheila Hancock.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Why so much Freud??

    • By GeekCollector on 11-09-17

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Have I Got News for You

    • By: BBC One
    • Narrated by: Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop, Paul Merton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Who said yesterday's news was only good for wrapping your chips in? Ever since 1990, BBC TV's media-savvy comedy quiz Have I Got News For You has been proving that even the most sober headlines can provide some of the funniest and near-the-knuckle banter ever heard on air.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Brief yet entertaining.

    • By Anthony on 28-03-19

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Just a Minute: Best of 2015

    • BBC Radio Comedy
    • By: BBC Radio
    • Narrated by: Paul Merton, full cast, Nicholas Parsons
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Nicholas Parsons chairs four of the best 2015 episodes of the long-running panel game. In these four episodes, long-time players including Paul Merton, Sheila Hancock, Graham Norton, Julian Clary and Stephen Fry are joined by newcomers including David Tennant, who caused headlines by speaking uninterrupted for a full 60 seconds in his very first game! Join redoubtable chairman Nicholas Parsons as the panellists use their intellect, imagination, wit and verbal dexterity to beat the clock.

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Just a Classic Minute, Volume 6

    • By: Ian Messiter
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton, Kenneth Williams, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Nicholas Parsons and Paul Merton introduce Ian Messiter's four classic archive episodes of the ever-popular comedy panel game. Just as uproariously funny - and terrifically popular - today as when it first began on BBC Radio 4 in 1967, Just a Minute challenges contestants to speak for one minute on a given subject without repetition, hesitation or deviation.

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Just a Minute: Series 82

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Panel Game
    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: full cast, Tony Hawks, Gyles Brandreth, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    In this complete collection of episodes from series 82 of Just a Minute, Nicholas Parsons invites guests to try to speak for 60 seconds on a variety of subjects such as George V, favourite breakfast eateries, canals, bad apples and pasta. With panellists including Paul Merton, Sheila Hancock, Jan Ravens, Tony Hawkes, Gyles Brandreth and Zoe Lyons, this series shows just why Just a Minute has been entertaining generations of listeners since its first series in 1967. Who can talk for one minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation from the subject? Find out as we play Just a Minute!

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Just a Minute: Series 73

    • All Eight Episodes of the 73rd Radio Series
    • By: BBC Radio 4
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    The complete 73rd series of the hugely popular BBC Radio 4 panel game, chaired by Nicholas Parsons. Just a Minute is a national institution which has entertained generations of listeners since it was first broadcast almost 50 years ago. Its winning formula - contestants must speak on a given subject for one minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation - is a surefire recipe for hilarity.

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Just a Minute: Series 77

    • BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game
    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton, full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Nicholas Parsons chairs another six episodes of the hugely popular BBC Radio 4 panel game, with guest players including Paul Merton. Duration: 3 hours approx.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Funniest Show On Air

    • By Ed Goodman on 20-08-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Just a Minute: Series 72

    • All eight episodes of the 72nd radio series
    • By: BBC Audio
    • Narrated by: full cast, Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Eight episodes of the perennially popular BBC Radio 4 panel game, chaired by Nicholas Parsons. Just a Minute was born the same year as Radio 4 itself and is one of the longest-running and best-loved radio comedy shows. Hosted by the inimitable Nicholas Parsons, it tasks contestants to speak for 60 seconds on any given topic "without repetition, hesitation or deviation". In this 72nd series, the subjects covered include English sparkling wine, crows' feet, Nelson's column and Alice in Wonderland.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • always funny

    • By Amazon Customer on 14-10-16

    Regular price: £16.00

    • Just a Minute: Best of 2018

    • 4 episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game
    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: Fern Britton, Graham Norton, Gyles Brandreth, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Four of the funniest 2018 episodes from the much-loved BBC Radio 4 panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons. Among the talented and humorous players in this sparkling quartet are Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth, Jo Caulfield, Julian Clary, Stephen Fry, Jan Ravens, Rebecca Front, Marcus Brigstocke, Sheila Hancock, Fern Britton and Graham Norton. 

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Just a Minute: Series 81

    • The BBC Radio 4 Comedy Panel Game
    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: full cast, Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    In this complete collection of episodes from series 81 of Just a Minute, Nicholas Parsons invites guests to try to speak for 60 seconds on a variety of subjects such as fishnet stockings, sharks, the Wild West, the Theory of Evolution, bungee jumping and wheelbarrows. With panellists including Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Sara Pascoe, Tony Hawks, Shelia Hancock, Fern Britton, Graham Norton, Marcus Brigstocke, Rebecca Front and Gyles Brandreth, this series shows just why Just a Minute has been entertaining generations of listeners since its first series in 1967.

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Just a Minute: Series 80

    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: full cast, Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Nicholas Parsons invites guests to try to speak for 60 seconds on a variety of subjects such as chicken nuggets, conkers, zombies, superfoods, office politics and Hercule Poirot. Who can talk for one minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation from the subject? Who will leap in at the last second to trounce the competition and secure the lead? Find out as we play Just a Minute! With panellists including Paul Merton, Stephen Fry, Josie Lawrence, Julian Clary, Jenny Eclair and Shappi Khorsandi, this series shows just why Just a Minute is one of Radio 4's longest-running and most popular series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun listening

    • By mr on 17-09-18

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Man and Superman

    • By: George Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated by: Judi Dench, Ralph Fiennes, Juliet Stevenson, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 16 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Man and Superman was the first drama to be broadcast on the BBC's Third Programme on October 1, 1946. To celebrate Radio 3's 50th anniversary, the play was directed by Sir Peter Hall, and preserved for all time in this lush audio dramatization. 'A comedy and a philosophy', Man and Superman is based on the Don Juan theme, and using all the elements from Mozart's Don Giovanni, Shaw reordered them so that Don Juan becomes the quarry instead of the huntsman.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • hard to access the audio book I bought

    • By Becky Mayer on 14-06-17

    Regular price: £16.00

    • Just a Minute: Series 71

    • All eight episodes of the 71st radio series
    • By: BBC
    • Narrated by: Paul Merton, Nicholas Parsons, full cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Nicholas Parsons chairs eight episodes of the long-running panel game, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in Spring 2015. “Welcome to Just a Minute!” As the Minute Waltz fades away, once again a multitude of players pit their wits against each other as they attempt to talk for sixty seconds on a given subject without hesitation, repetition, or deviation from the subject.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Fun

    • By Tim & Linda Comyns on 20-07-15

    Regular price: £16.00

    • Galton & Simpson's Half Hour

    • I Tell You It's Burt Reynolds
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Paul Merton, Rik Mayall, June Whitfield
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    An all-star cast celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Galton & Simpson writing partnership in four new recordings of classic Comedy Playhouse scripts, introduced by Paul Merton. Rik Mayall and June Whitfield star in "I Tell You It's Burt Reynolds". Eric is so sure he's seen Burt Reynolds that he'll go to any lengths to prove it - even calling Hollywood.

    Regular price: £6.00

    • Just a Minute

    • The Best of 2007
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton, Clement Freud
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Four of the very best recent editions of the comedy panel game, hosted by Nicholas Parsons and featuring Paul Merton, Clement Freud, and a host of guest players.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Just a Minute: Series 74

    • All Six Episodes of the 74th Radio Series
    • By: BBC Radio Comedy
    • Narrated by: full cast, Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Six episodes of the perennially popular BBC Radio 4 panel game, chaired by Nicholas Parsons. Just a Minute was born the same year as Radio 4 itself and is one of the longest-running and best-loved radio comedy shows. Hosted by the inimitable Nicholas Parsons, it tasks contestants to speak for sixty seconds on any given topic 'without repetition, hesitation or deviation'. Under the watchful eye of the Chairman, they must fend off challenges and win points using only their wit, ingenuity and improvisational skills.

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Just a Minute

    • The Best of 2008
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton, Clement Freud
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Four of the most sparkling editions from recent series of the ever-popular Radio 4 comedy panel game, chaired by Nicholas Parsons with regular players Paul Merton and Clement Freud, joined by a host of guest players.

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Light Listening

    • By Frances on 23-05-09

    Regular price: £10.00

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