A bumper collection of classic fun and games from one of BBC Radio 4's best-loved and most enduring comedy panel games. The inimitable Humphrey Lyttelton is in the chair for these 36 hilarious editions, collected together for the first time. He presides over regular players Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden and Willie Rushton, plus guests including Stephen Fry, Tony Hawks, Andy Hamilton, Paul Merton, Sandi Toksvig and Jeremy Hardy.
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.
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.
Nicholas Parsons chairs six more episodes of the evergreen BBC Radio 4 panel game. Fresh 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.
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.
Four specially selected episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio 4 panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons, showcasing the talents of Sheila Hancock. 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. Sheila Hancock first appeared on the second-ever show, and since then she has become one of the most popular and long-standing contestants.
Four classic episodes of the ever-popular BBC Radio 4 panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons. 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. Gyles Brandreth first played the game in the 1980s, and this collection presents four specially selected episodes in which he displays his wit, verbal dexterity and erudition.
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.
Six more episodes of biting satirical wit from Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis, Mitch Benn and guests, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November and December 2016. Duration: 3 hours approx.
In his first series, Miles Jupp is in the chair for eight episodes of BBC Radio 4's ever-popular topical comedy show. The News Quiz,'the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio', has been providing headlines, punchlines and a sharply satirical take on the news since it first aired in 1977. In these eight episodes, the players include regulars such as Mark Steel, Susan Calman, Jeremy Hardy, Samira Ahmed and Lucy Porter....
An entertaining guide to some of our commonest and most curious coastal wildlife. Brett Westwood is joined by naturalist Phil Gates in this informative and entertaining guide to a variety of common coastal wildlife. Recorded in early summer along the coast of Northumberland, each programme focuses on a different habitat - rock pools, sandy beaches, sea cliffs, strandlines and mudflats adjoining saltmarshes.
Welcome to Bigipedia - the omniscient friend you know from your computer and laser watch takes over your PC for 30 minutes in a unique experiment in broadwebcasting.... Launched on an unsuspecting public, Bigipedia is a massive mash-up of Google, Microsoft, Apple, Wikipedia, My Space, Yahoo and Amazon, all vying for your attention, love, money and occasionally vital organs.
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Four classic episodes of the popular BBC Radio 4 panel game. Episodes from 5 January 1977, 8 January 1980, 11 March 1980 and 23 June 1988. Nicholas Parsons chairs four archive episodes of the evergreen BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game, featuring the four original regular players: Clement Freud, Peter Jones, Derek Nimmo and Kenneth Williams. These specially selected episodes, all published for the first time, see the formidable foursome squaring up to each other in a battle of wits - and wit.
Sandi Toksvig chairs four sparkling episodes from the 2015 series of the ever-popular topical comedy show. The News Quiz, "the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio", has been providing headlines and punchlines since it first aired in 1977. In these four episodes, long-standing panellists including Jeremy Hardy plus guest panellists take a wry look at the news in all its larger-than-life glory.
Series 2 of the BBC Radio 4 narrative comedy featuring Beauty Oolonga's adventures as a careworker, starring Jocelyn Jee Esien‘Beauty of Britain’ breaks the embarrassed silence about what happens to us when we get old and start to lose our faculties. It shows the process in all its chaotic tragi-comedy but it does so from the point of view of a migrant worker, Beauty, whose Zimbabwean Shona background has taught her to respect age.
A collection of full-cast dramatisations and readings from the best-selling author. Maeve Binchy was one of Britain's best-loved storytellers, and this compilation of her finest fiction, as heard on BBC Radio, demonstrates all the warmth, wit and compassion that made her so popular.
Eight episodes of the topical radio comedy show.
All six episodes of the fourth BBC Radio series. Over six weeks the programme has travelled round the country, visited interesting food locations, and met local food-loving people. The show is witty, fast-moving, and irreverent, but packed full of information that may well change the way you think about cooking. This series, The Kitchen Cabinet visited Belfast, Leeds, Bakewell, Winchester, Southall and the Latitude Festival. Food Consultant: Anna Colquhoun. Produced by Peggy Sutton.