Nicholas Parsons - A Man Of Many Parts


20201010Comedy straight man, West End actor, radio personality, game show presenter, chat show host, quiz master supreme, larger than life stage superstar… there was no end to the strings on the bow of the ultimate showbiz survivor, Nicholas Parsons. With the help of Paul Merton, Jean Diamond, John Antrobus, Laura Beaumont, Gyles Brandreth, Jill Sinclair and Adrian Edmondson, Paul Jackson tries to sum them all up and pin down the essence of the man.

An Entertainer over eight decades – on TV, on radio and on stage – Nicholas Parsons kept going to the very end, outlasting several of the contributors to this programme celebrating his many showbiz lives (including Paddy Ashdown, William G. Stewart, Christopher Malcolm and fellow all-round entertainer Bruce Forsyth)

Producer: Paul Kobrak

Paul Jackson celebrates the many showbiz lives of the irrepressible Nicholas Parsons.