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Just a Minute

Just a Minute is a BBC Radio 4 radio comedy and television panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons. Its first transmission on Radio 4 was on 22 December 1967.

It has been adapted for television by both ITV & the BBC.

ITV broadcast series 1 (14 shows) in 1994 & series 2 (14 shows) in 1995. The BBC broadcast 20 shows in 1999 & a further 10 shows in 2012 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the programme.

The object of the game is for panellists to talk for sixty seconds on a given subject, "without hesitation, repetition or deviation".

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC Two (2012 - 2012)
Schedule: Weekdays at 18:00 (30 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Panel Show
Genres: Comedy
Episodes ordered: 10 episodes

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Previous Episode

Celebrating 45 years of this classic radio comedy panel game, host Nicolas Parsons is joined by regular Paul Merton and Julian Clary, Stephen Fry and Shappi Khorsandi. The players try to speak for one minute on a subject while avoiding hesitation, re

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