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20160815 (BBC7)

Chair of the long-running panel show since 1967, the legendary Nicholas Parsons talks to Gyles Brandreth about its history and enduring success.

Nicholas shares his views on some of the many panellists who've battled to speak for one minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation - from Kenneth Williams and Sheila Hancock through to Paul Merton and Miles Jupp.

Interviewed in Edinburgh, Nicholas also takes questions from the audience - so find out what else the whistle-blower does apart from blowing the whistle?

Recorded for BBC Radio 4 Extra by BBC Scotland.

20160815 (BBC7)

Nicholas Parsons talks to Gyles Brandreth about the panel show's enduring success.