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29 Feb 16: Just a Minute

February 29th, 2016

Episode 69 of 143 episodes

New series. Paul Merton, Rufus Hound, Graham Norton and Pam Ayres join Nicholas Parsons for another episode of the classic panel show in which guests must try to speak on a given topic for 60 seconds without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Topics tackled this week include Optimism, Humble Pie and The Isle of Man. Just a Minute is the world's longest running panel show, still hosted after 49 years by the inimitable Nicholas Parsons. Appearing in this run of 6 episodes are regulars Paul Merton, Stephen Fry, Graham Norton, Pam Ayres, Josie Lawrence, Jenni Eclair, Gyles Brandreth and Tim Rice; while Rufus Hound, Esther Rantzen and Nish Kumar make their first appearances. Rufus Hound is an actor and comedian, best known for his comic performances in One Man Two Guvnors and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

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