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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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....
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.
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.