Sale Of The Century

Sale Of The Century, 1971 In Tribute To Nicholas Parsons "From Norwich - It's The Quiz Of The Week."Once prime time must see Friday night TV.  Sale of the Century was a UK game show based on a US game sho...

Nicholas Parsons Dies, Aged 96

Broadcasting Legend Nicholas Parsons Has Died, Aged 96 Broadcaster Nicholas Parsons has died at the age of 96 after a short illness, his agent has confirmed. "Nicholas passed away in the early hours of the 28...

Radio’s Long Running Comedy Panel Show……..

Just A Minute - 1967 - Present Just a Minute is a BBC Radio 4 radio comedy panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons.The idea for the game came to Ian Messiter as he rode on the top of a number 13 bus.  He wa...
vintage bbc logo as would have probably been used around the time of the light program

70 Years Of British Comedy, 1940’s

Part One - After The War We are going tore-run a series of posts looking back over the last 70 years of great British comedy. This time we go all the way through to the present day.We've tagged some of the...

Just A Minute

Just A Minute, 1967 This BBC Radio panel game that just keeps running.  By 2013 the show had ran for an amazing sixty six series and counting.The idea behind the show was first used in a show One Minute Pl...