Just A Classic Minute: Volume 5

Just A Classic Minute Volume Just as uproariously funny and terrifically popular today as when it first began on BBC Radio in Just a Minute challenges contestants to speak for one minute on a given subject without repetit

  • Title: Just A Classic Minute: Volume 5
  • Author: Ian Messiter
  • ISBN: 9781405688109
  • Page: 322
  • Format: Audio CD
  • 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 theater, all of whom pit theiJust 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 theater, all of whom pit their wits and their wit against regular players including Kenneth Williams, Derek Nimmo, Clement Freud, and Peter Jones Guests include Paul Merton, Barry Cryer, Libby Purves, Miles Kington, and Maureen Lipman Each episode is preceded by extracts from a fascinating conversation between Nicholas Parsons and Paul Merton, in which they good hudly reflect upon the enormous appeal of the game, the various techniques for playing it, the numerous guest players who have taken part over the years, and their favorite moments in these particular installments.2 CDs 2 hrs.

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    About " Ian Messiter "

  • Ian Messiter

    Ian Cassan Messiter was a BBC Radio producer and the creator of a number of panel games, including Just a Minute, and Many a Slip He was also the Programme Associate on Family Fortunes Messiter was born in Dudley, Worcestershire and educated at Sherborne School in Dorset He acted as whistle blower on both One Minute Please and Just a Minute He published his autobiography My Life and Other Games in 1990.Apart from game shows, Messiter wrote several plays for the BBC, including Mr Drake s Duck, a comedy which was filmed in 1950 with Douglas Fairbanks Jnr as the star.

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