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    • Just a Minute: The Best of 2013

    • By: Ian Messiter
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Four specially selected episodes of Radio 4's much-loved panel game includes two special celebratory editions. In the first, which celebrates Just A Minute's 45th anniversary, Paul Merton, Ross Noble, Jenny Eclair, and Gyles Brandreth are given subjects from the first series in 1967, such as When I Wear a Top Hat, The English Nanny, Knitting a Cable-Stitch Jumper, How to Perform a Cornish Floral Dance - and Derek Nimmo! Plus, there's a special from Mumbai, which features Indian comedians Cyrus Broacha and Anuvab Pal.

    Regular price: $10.33

    • 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 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    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: $15.49

    • Just a Minute: Series 62

    • BBC Radio 4 Comedy Panel Game
    • By: Ian Messiter
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons, full cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Happy birthday, Just a Minute! Nicholas Parsons is joined by a host of panellists for this celebratory series commemorating 45 years of the popular panel game. In the first episode, Paul Merton, Ross Noble, Jenny Eclair and Gyles Brandreth are all asked to talk on the same subjects that were given out in the very first series in 1967. The next five episodes see guests Sue Perkins, Julian Clary, Charles Collingwood, Liza Tarbuck, Josie Lawrence and Kit Hesketh-Harvey battling it out for verbal supremacy.

    Regular price: $12.78

    • Just a Classic Minute: 40th Anniversary Collection

    • By: Ian Messiter
    • Narrated by: Ian Messiter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    This 40th Anniversary special contains 16 episodes and spans all four decades of the series: the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. Nicholas Parsons introduces each episode and provides fascinating background information on the game, as well as memories of its players and its devisor, Ian Messiter. As funny and popular today as when it first began in 1967, Just a Minute challenges contestants to speak for one minute on a given subject without repetition, hesitation or deviation.

    Regular price: $21.32

    • Just A Minute: The Best of 2012

    • By: Ian Messiter
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons, Gyles Brandreth, Tony Hawks
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Four specially selected episodes of Radio 4's much-loved panel game includes two special celebratory editions. In the first, which celebrates Just A Minute's 45th anniversary, Paul Merton, Ross Noble, Jenny Eclair and Gyles Brandreth are given subjects from the first series in 1967, such as When I Wear A Top Hat, The English Nanny, Knitting A Cable Stitch Jumper, How To Perform A Cornish Floral Dance - and Derek Nimmo!

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Just A Minute: Complete Series 57

    • By: Ian Messiter
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Nicholas Parsons chairs this complete series of the devious BBC Radio 4 word game. Featuring in these 8 episodes are panellists Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth, Graham Norton, Jenny Éclair, Sue Perkins, Liza Tarbuck & John Sergeant.

    Regular price: $14.46

    • Just a Classic Minute: Volume 7

    • By: Ian Messiter
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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.

    Its mix of irreverent fun and ferocious competition has always attracted stellar names from the world of comedy and theatre, all of whom pit their wits - and their wit - against regular players.

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Just a Minute: Complete Series 61

    • By: Ian Messiter
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Nicholas Parsons is once again in the chair for this complete series of the popular BBC Radio 4 panel game. Featured in these eight episodes are panellists Paul Merton, Shappi Khorsandi, Tony Hawks, Graham Norton, Julian Clary, Gyles Brandreth, Sheila Hancock, Josie Lawrence, Phill Jupitus, Rick Wakeman, Pam Ayres and newcomers Russell Kane, Miles Jupp and Jason Byrne. Produced by: Tilusha Ghelani.

    Regular price: $14.46

    • Just a Minute Silver Minutes

    • By: Ian Messiter
    • Narrated by: Clement Freud
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    This new audiobook celebrates 25 years of the BBC radio show Just a Minute. Under the eye of its ever-jovial, though constantly embattled, chairman, Nicholas Parsons, four of the game's best known players, Clement Freud, Peter Jones, Derek Nimmo, and the irrepressible, not to say uncontrollable, Kenneth Williams, respond to some pretty silly topics with hilarious results in two complete programmes of this much-loved radio series. In addition such talented talkers as Peter Cook, Stephen Fry, Sheila Hancock, Paul Merton, and Victoria Wood are on hand.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Just A Minute: The Best of 2011

    • By: Ian Messiter
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Four specially selected episodes of Radio 4’s much-loved panel game, hosted by Nicholas Parsons. "Welcome to Just a Minute! And as the Minute Waltz fades away... Please talk for 60 seconds on a random subject without repetition, hesitation or deviation...." First broadcast in 1968, Just a Minute is one of the longest-running radio comedy shows. A national institution, it is also loved and listened to all around the world. These four episodes find regulars Paul Merton, Graham Norton, Tony Hawks and Julian Clary attempting to talk non-stop for sixty seconds....

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Just A Minute

    • The Best of 2006
    • By: Ian Messiter
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Parsons
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    With Nicholas Parsons in the chairman's seat, Just a Minute is the unfailingly witty series in which Paul Merton, Clement Freud, and a variety of guest players attempt to speak for one minute on a given topic: without hesitation, repetition, or deviation!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Jolly good fun!

    • By Dorothy on 10-13-07

    Regular price: $10.33