• Just a Minute

  • Another Classic Collection
  • By: BBC Comedy
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons
  • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (29 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A sparkling collection of 22 classic episodes of the ever-popular BBC Radio 4 panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons. Showcasing five key players from the past five decades - Sheila Hancock, Gyles Brandreth, Jenny Eclair, Stephen Fry ,and Graham Norton - the collection also includes two bonus Christmas themed editions of the show.

Loved for the verbal dexterity, wicked wit and competitive edge of its participants, Just a Minute has welcomed scores of guest players to the game since it began in 1967. Among the most successful and popular of those are Sheila Hancock, Gyles Brandreth, Jenny Eclair, Stephen Fry, and Graham Norton. This audiobook presents four specially selected episodes for each of them, all published for the first time, all highlighting the players at their cleverest and funniest.

With episodes taken from the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s, there is strong participation from some of the more regular players of the game: Clement Freud, Kenneth Williams, Derek Nimmo, Peter Jones, and Paul Merton. Others playing here include Tony Hawks, Linda Smith, Julian Clary, Ross Noble, Tim Rice, William Rushton, Martin Jarvis, and many more. As always, Nicholas Parsons is the capable chairman of the game.

©2014 BBC Worldwide Ltd (P)2014 BBC Worldwide Ltd

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THis is also known as FURTHER classic collection.

I had this book already but they changed the title by one word so I thought it was new. Returning this now.

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A great way to relax

The episodes are a great way to relax. You can dive in and out of them at your leisure, picking them up when and where you like.

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