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  1. Alfie Gets in First and Other Stories Alfie Gets in First and Other Stories
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  2. The Tindims of Rubbish Island The Tindims of Rubbish Island
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  3. The Creakers The Creakers
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  4. Cookie! (Book 2): Cookie and the Most Annoying Girl in the World Cookie! (Book 2): Cookie and the Most Annoying Girl in the World
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  5. The Shark Caller The Shark Caller
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  6. A Spoonful of Murder: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery A Spoonful of Murder: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery
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  7. Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe
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  8. Kay’s Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body Kay’s Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body
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  9. All American Boys All American Boys
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  10. The Lost Spells The Lost Spells
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Just a Minute: Remembering Nicholas Parsons: Including Series 85 of the BBC Radio 4 panel game

Just a Minute: Remembering Nicholas Parsons: Including Series 85 of the BBC Radio 4 panel game

Nicholas Parsons was the host of the Just a Minute for nearly 52 years - from its first broadcast on 22 December 1967 until his last show on 23 September 2019, aged 96. He was a comedy 'straight man', West End actor, radio personality, game show presenter, chat show host, quiz master supreme, and larger than life stage superstar. Here we celebrate his life and work with a series of programmes compered by Paul Merton, plus Series 85 of Just a Minute - his final series. In Nicholas Parsons: A Man of Many Parts, Paul Jackson tries to pin down the essence of Nicholas Parsons with the help of Paul Merton, Jean Diamond, John Antrobus, Laura Beaumont, Gyles Brandreth, Jill Sinclair and Adrian Edmondson. Then Paul Merton selects his favourite episode of Just a Minute, originally broadcast in 2010 and featuring Sheila Hancock, Gyles Brandreth and Barnsley poet Ian McMillan. Also included here is Nicholas Parsons' appearance as a castaway on Desert Island Discs. He reflects on his career spanning more than 60 years, despite not being an obvious star in the making. Lastly, this collection includes the complete Series 85 of Just Minute, the panel game that rewards those who can talk the hind leg off a donkey. This is the final ever series hosted by Nicholas Parsons, with panellists including Paul Merton, Stephen Fry, Graham Norton, Jenny Eclair, Sheila Hancock, Phil Wang, Tony Hawks, Pam Ayres, Jan Ravens and Zoe Lyons.

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The Masterson Inheritance: Series 1-3 plus specials: A BBC Radio Sketch Comedy

The Masterson Inheritance: Series 1-3 plus specials: A BBC Radio Sketch Comedy

All three series of the improvised family saga starring Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Caroline Quentin and others – plus two special Christmas episodes Based entirely on audience suggestions, this hysterically funny historical drama tells the thrilling extended story of an aristocratic family at war with itself. From Ancient Rome to 1920s Hollywood, we follow the Mastersons’ turbulent history across the centuries, as their fortunes wax and wane, and their fates hang on objects as diverse and unlikely as a tumble dryer, a rabbit’s foot and a pair of Siamese twins. In these three series, their adventures include setting sail across the Atlantic (with a cargo of dangerous sheep), mucking out at the court of King Arthur, becoming embroiled in murder and intrigue aboard a luxury cruiser and running away to join a Victorian travelling circus. There’s family revenge in the Wild West over dodgy dental work; the medieval Mastersons face land struggles and an overcrowded castle; and in the Edwardian era, suffragettes split the family, sparking drama at the races. Plus, in two Christmas specials, the Mastersons face repercussions from a child’s innocent gift, and the family’s ancient culture reveals some curious customs… Starring in this comic chronicle of pride, passion, iniquity and inbreeding are celebrated comedians and improv veterans Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Caroline Quentin, Jim Sweeney, Lee Simpson and Phelim McDermott. Production credits Starring Josie Lawrence, Phelim McDermott, Paul Merton, Lee Simpson, Jim Sweeney and Caroline Quentin Produced by Phil Clarke First broadcast BBC Radio 4: 22 April-27 May 1993, (Series 1), 25 December 1993 (The Stuffing of the Mastersons), 11 June-16 July 1994 (Series 2), 8 July-12 August 1995 (Series 3), 25 December 1995 (The Mastersons’ Christmas Cracker)

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Just a Minute: Best of 2019: 4 episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game

Just a Minute: Best of 2019: 4 episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game

Author: Bbc Digital Audio Narrator: Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton Release Date: 01/11/2019

Four laughter-filled editions of the long-running and much-loved BBC Radio 4 panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons In this selection of episodes, the entertaining players brave enough to employ their wits and ingenuity against both the clock and their competitors are Paul Merton, Julian Clary, Sheila Hancock, Josh Widdicombe, Gyles Brandreth, Fern Britton, Jenny Eclair and Kerry Godliman. As always, the name of the game is to speak for one minute on a given subject without falling foul of hesitation, repetition or deviation. Why is Josh known as the Beast of Dartmoor? What is Julian's morning routine? Does Sheila have a party trick, and when exactly did the last century begin? When should Gyles use the 'historical present', and will Fern ever get to tell her story about dinner in Venice? Fingers on buzzers please, as we play Just a Minute! Created by Ian Messiter Produced by Matt Stronge Production Coordinators: Hayley Sterling (episode 1-3) & Sarah Sharpe (episode 4) A BBC Studios Production First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Programme 1: 11 February 2019 Programme 2: 18 February 2019 Programme 3: 25 March 2019 Programme 4: 3 June 2019

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Just a Minute: A Vintage Collection: 12 classic episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game

Just a Minute: A Vintage Collection: 12 classic episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game

Twelve archive editions of the the much-loved BBC Radio 4 panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons Having matured like a fine wine for over 50 years, Just a Minute continues to improve with age. A full-bodied, cheeky little number, it's both sparkling and robust, and ideal for almost every occasion. A few bottles of the finest have been brought up from the cellar for this vintage collection. In these twelve humorous, enlightening and previously unpublished editions - harvested from between 1972 and 2004 - players once again attempt to speak without hesitation, repetition or deviation from the given subject. Challenges fly thick and fast under the unflappable adjudication of Nicholas Parsons. Seasoned players Kenneth Williams, Peter Jones, Derek Nimmo, Clement Freudand Paul Merton compete alongside guests including Tim Rice, Sheila Hancock, Michael Palin, Jenny Eclair, Tony Hawks, Ross Noble, Ray Alan, Rob Buckman, Barry Cryer, Wendy Richard, Jeremy Hardy, Richard Stilgoe, Steve Frost, Graham Norton, Liza Tarbuck, Kit Hesketh-Harvey and Julian Clary. Which players will be allowed time to breathe uninterrupted, as they demonstrate they have the nose for a corking finish? Find out as we play Just a Minute! Please note: Contains mild innuendo. The humour in these programmes sometimes reflects the era in which they were first broadcast. Episode Guide 26 September 1972 Featuring Clement Freud, Peter Jones, Derek Nimmo, Kenneth Williams 10 February 1976 Featuring Clement Freud, Peter Jones, Michael Palin, Kenneth Williams 20 February 1979 Featuring Ray Alan, Peter Jones, Derek Nimmo, Kenneth Williams 22 January 1980 Featuring Rob Buckman, Clement Freud, Derek Nimmo, Kenneth Williams 3 April 1985 Featuring Barry Cryer, Peter Jones, Tim Rice, Kenneth Williams 23 February 1991 Featuring Peter Jones, Tim Rice, Wendy Richard, Richard Stilgoe 11 February 1995 Featuring Jeremy Hardy, Tony Hawks, Peter Jones, Derek Nimmo 1 February 1999 Featuring Jenny Eclair, Steve Frost, Peter Jones, Tim Rice 11 March 2002 Featuring Clement Freud, Sheila Hancock, Paul Merton, Graham Norton 7 July 2003 Featuring Clement Freud, Sheila Hancock, Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Paul Merton 18 August 2003 Featuring Jenny Eclair, Clement Freud, Tony Hawks, Ross Noble 16 August 2004 Featuring Julian Clary, Clement Freud, Paul Merton, Liza Tarbuck

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Just a Minute: Series 82: The BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game

Just a Minute: Series 82: The BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game

Author: Bbc Radio 4 Narrator: , Gyles Brandreth, Jan Ravens, Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton, Sheila Hancock, Tony Hawks Release Date: 01/11/2018

In this complete collection of episodes from series 82 of Just a Minute, Nicholas Parsons invites guests to try to speak for 60 seconds on a variety of subjects such as George V, favourite breakfast eateries, canals, bad apples and pasta. With panellists including Paul Merton, Sheila Hancock, Jan Ravens, Tony Hawkes, Gyles Brandreth and Zoe Lyons, this series shows just why Just a Minute has been entertaining generations of listeners since its first series in 1967. Who can talk for one minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation from the subject? Find out as we play Just a Minute! (C) 2019 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd; (P) 2019 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd

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Just a Minute: Best of 2018: 4 episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game

Just a Minute: Best of 2018: 4 episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game

Four of the funniest recent episodes from the much-loved BBC Radio 4 panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons Among the talented and humorous players in this sparkling quartet are Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth, Jo Caulfield, Julian Clary, Stephen Fry, Jan Ravens, Rebecca Front, Marcus Brigstocke, Sheila Hancock, Fern Britton and Graham Norton. Did Nicholas know Boudicca? What dish was to be served after the Royal Wedding? When did Gyles meet Fanny Cradock, and is he really getting married in the morning? What does Sheila know of George Orwell, and what are her views on ripped jeans? Should Paul be challenged for being out of tune? Answers to these and many more tantalising questions can be answered, without hesitation, deviation or repetition, after listening to this quartet of instalments!

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Just a Minute: Through the Years: 12 classic episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game

Just a Minute: Through the Years: 12 classic episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game

Ten archive editions of the the much-loved BBC Radio 4 panel game plus two very special programmes, chaired by Nicholas Parsons. Seasons come and go, and years fly by, but Just a Minute has been a constant ray of sunshine on Radio 4 for over 50 years. Now, in this new collection of programmes, ten previously unpublished editions - from the 1970s to the 2010s - are presented alongside two very special half hours: Just a Minute: 50 Years in 28 Minutes and 50 Years of Just a Minute: Paul Merton in Conversation with Nicholas Parsons. Among the many guest performers attempting to speak for 60 seconds without hesitation, repetition or deviation from the subject are Kenneth Williams, Clement Freud, Derek Nimmo, Peter Jones, Paul Merton, Andrée Melly, Patrick Moore, Kenny Everett, Tim Rice, Wendy Richard, Richard Murdoch, Jenny Eclair, Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Stephen Frost, Gyles Brandreth, Sue Perkins and Frank Skinner. Who will win enough points to take a commanding lead, who will find themselves trailing a little, and who will finish in a strong fourth place? Find out as we play Just a Minute! 1. 12 October 1971: Featuring Clement Freud, Peter Jones, Andrée Melly, Kenneth Williams 2. 18 April 1978: Featuring Clement Freud, Patrick Moore, Derek Nimmo, Kenneth Williams 3. 5 February 1980: Featuring Kenny Everett, Clement Freud, Peter Jones, Kenneth Williams 4. 16 June 1984: Featuring Clement Freud, Peter Jones, Tim Rice, Kenneth Williams 5. 16 June 1988: Featuring Clement Freud, Derek Nimmo, Wendy Richard, Kenneth Williams 6. 28 April 1990: Featuring Peter Jones, Paul Merton, Richard Murdoch, Wendy Richard 7. 2 August 1999: Featuring Jenny Eclair, Stephen Frost, Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Peter Jones 8. 19 January 2004: Featuring Clement Freud, Paul Merton, Graham Norton, Linda Smith 9. 9 January 2006: Featuring Clement Freud, Stephen Fry, Paul Merton, Tim Rice 10. 18 August 2014: Featuring Gyles Brandreth, Paul Merton, Sue Perkins, Frank Skinner 11. 25 December 2017: Just a Minute: 50 Years in 28 Minutes. Featuring panellists from across the years 12. 1 January 2018: 50 Years of Just a Minute - Paul Merton in conversation with Nicholas Parsons Devised by Ian Messiter Chaired by Nicholas Parsons Episode selection by Michael Stevens Music: The Minute Waltz (Waltz in D Flat Major, Op. 64) by Chopin Please note: The humour in these programmes sometimes reflects the era in which they were first broadcast. Contains strong language and mild innuendo. Due to the archive nature of some of the episodes, sound quality may vary.

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Just a Minute: Series 81: The BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game

Just a Minute: Series 81: The BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game

Author: Bbc Digital Audio Narrator: , Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton Release Date: 01/08/2018

In this complete collection of episodes from Series 81 of Just a Minute, Nicholas Parsons invites guests to try to speak for sixty seconds on a variety of subjects such as fishnet stockings, sharks, the Wild West, the Theory of Evolution, bungee jumping and wheelbarrows. With panellists including Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Sara Pascoe, Tony Hawks, Shelia Hancock, Fern Britton, Graham Norton, Marcus Brigstocke, Rebecca Front and Gyles Brandreth, this series shows just why Just a Minute has been entertaining generations of listeners since its first series in 1967. Who can talk for one minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation from the subject? Find out as we play Just a Minute!

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Just A Minute: Series 80: BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game

Just A Minute: Series 80: BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game

Author: BBC Radio Comedy Narrator: , Full Cast, Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton Release Date: 01/06/2018

Nicholas Parsons invites guests to try to speak for sixty seconds on a variety of subjects such as chicken nuggets, conkers, zombies, superfoods, office politics and Hercule Poirot. Who can talk for one minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation from the subject? Who will leap in at the last second to trounce the competition and secure the lead? Find out as we play Just a Minute! With panellists including Paul Merton, Stephen Fry, Josie Lawrence, Julian Clary, Jenny Eclair and Shappi Khorsandi, this series shows just why Just a Minute is one of Radio 4's longest-running and most popular series. Just a Minute has been entertaining generations of listeners since its first series in 1967, and has been chaired since the very beginning by the inimitable Nicholas Parsons. Read more at https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/1115659/just-a-minute-series-80/#kU4shrqyrtZBapiz.99

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Just a Minute: Series 79: BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game

Just a Minute: Series 79: BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game

Author: BBC Radio Comedy Narrator: , Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton Release Date: 01/12/2017

Featuring a host of household names pitted against the clock, this is a collection of 8 episodes from series 79 of Just A Minute, hosted by the charming Nicholas Parsons. With panellists including Paul Merton, Andy Hamilton, Jenny Eclair, Sheila Hancock and Phill Jupitus, this collection of highlights why Just A Minute has been entertaining generations of listeners since its first series in 1967. Can the competitors talk for one minute on a given subject without hesitation, repetition or deviation from the subject? Find out as we play Just a Minute!

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Just a Minute: Series 78: BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game

Just a Minute: Series 78: BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game

Author: Nicholas Parsons Narrator: , Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton Release Date: 01/09/2017

Just a Minute has been entertaining generations of listeners since its first series in 1967.With panellists including Paul Merton and the effervescent Nicholas Parsons as chair, this collection of 6 episodes highlights why Just A Minute is one of Radio 4's longest running and most popular series.Who can talk for one minute on a given subject without hesitation, repetition or deviating from the subject? Who will leap in at the last second to trounce the competition and secure the lead? Find out as we play Just a Minute!

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Just a Minute: The Golden Collection: Classic episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game

Just a Minute: The Golden Collection: Classic episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio comedy game

Author: Kenneth Williams, Nicholas Parsons Narrator: , Kenneth Williams, Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton Release Date: 01/09/2017

To celebrate 50 years of Just a Minute, 12 previously unpublished archive episodes of the much-loved BBC Radio 4 panel game, presented by Nicholas Parsons What better way to mark a glorious half century of Just a Minute than with a collection of episodes from each of the programme's six decades, ranging from 1968 to the very special Christmas 2016 edition, Just a Minute Does Panto! As has been the case for each of those 50 years, Nicholas Parsons chairs every edition with impeccable manners and good humour. The plethora of seasoned players includes Kenneth Williams, Derek Nimmo, Peter Jones, Paul Merton, Graham Norton, Tony Hawks, Gyles Brandreth and Sheila Hancock, and competing alongside them is an array of celebrated guests including Peter Cook, Barry Took, Brian Johnston, Ian Hislop, Betty Marsden, Sue Perkins, Liza Tarbuck, Jeremy Hardy, Stephen Fry and many others. Who can talk for one minute on a given subject without hesitation, repetition or deviating from the subject? Who will leap in at the last second to trounce the competition and secure the lead? Find out as we play Just a Minute!

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