British broadcaster Nicholas Parsons has died in the early hours of the 28th of January at the age of 96 after a short illness, his agent, Jean Diamond said on Tuesday.
Nicholas Parsons hosted BBC Radio 4’s Just A Minute game show for more than 50 years, He was also an actor, performer, and entertainer, appearing in films and on stage.
“No one deserves to be called a broadcasting legend more than Nicholas Parsons, His charm, inventive intellect and ability to create laughs were unsurpassed,” BBC Director-General Tony Hall said in a statement.
Parsons was best known by the game show named “Just A Minute”, in which panelists have to talk non-stop for 60 seconds on any given topic without hesitation, deviation or repetition.
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17 November, 2019