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Nicholas Parsons is joined by Paul Merton, John Finnemore, Gyles Brandreth and Sheila Hancock, who try to speak for 60 seconds without hesitation, deviation or repetition.

Nicholas Parsons and guests return for the 75th series of the panel show where participants must try to speak for 60 seconds without hesitation, deviation or repetition. No repetition? That's no small order after nearly 50 years.

Paul Merton, now the second most prolific player of the game after Kenneth Williams, will be joined by guests including series regulars Josie Lawrence, Sheila Hancock, Marcus Brigstocke and Gyles Brandreth. Comedian Alexei Sayle, and Broadcaster of the Year John Finnemore make their first appearances.

Episode one features Paul Merton, John Finnemore, Gyles Brandreth and Sheila Hancock talking about such diverse topics as Halley's Comet, Carbon Dating and Answering the Telephone.

Hayley Sterling blows the whistle.
Produced by Victoria Lloyd.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 24 May 2016 05:30

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Nicholas Parsons
Panellist Paul Merton
Panellist John Finnemore
Panellist Gyles Brandreth
Panellist Sheila Hancock
Producer Victoria Lloyd

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