Nicholas Parsons

Type: Person
Name: Nicholas Parsons
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Countdown to Dylathon: Who will be performing into that good night?

A whole host of famous names will pay tribute to Dylan Thomas at the 36-hour Dylathon in Swansea. From Sir Ian McKellen to Jo Brand and even the Prince of Wales, there’ll be non-stop readings and performances.Opening at 11am on Sunday, October 26 and ... [Published Wales Online - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (October 18 and 19)

Vibe’s Angie Quinn takes a look at what’s on in south east London and north Kent this weekend (October 18 and 19)Martina Cole at Bluewater , from 2pm on SaturdayThe chart-topping crime writer will be signing copies of her new book The Good Life at Waterstones. ... [Published This is Local London - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nicholas gets awards off to a cheery start

Test Valley Business Awards guest of honour Nicholas Parsons with awardd sponsors David Kemshall, Nigel Smith, David Ings, Peter Speirs, Mark Betteridge, Sue Craig-Lowdon, Andrea Barry and Edward ThomasA VETERAN television and radio star turned out to ... [Published Southern Daily Echo - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Permission to speak, Captain Gove? | @guardianletters

The original Dad's Army cast, from left to right; John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, James Beck, Arthur Lowe, John Laurie, Ian Lavener and Arnold Ridley. Photograph: Larry Ellis/May I suggest an alternative Dad’s Army cast to Jonathan Freedland ( Nigel Farage ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Martin Rowson on Ukip – cartoon

2. Nigel Farage is the Captain Mainwaring of our time | Jonathan Freedland3. In praise of … Nicholas Parsons | Mark Lawson4. The unromantic truth: supermarkets aren’t dying, and that’s a good thing | Jay Rayner5. The Guardian view on Thursday’s byelections: ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

In praise of … Nicholas Parsons

Echoing the title of the quiz he has presented for 47 years, the reaction of Nicholas Parsons, when asked at the Cheltenham literature festival to nominate his successor, was: Just a Minute. He also used a tone and vocabulary unfamiliar from the Radio ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Annoyed by innuendo? You're the one with the dirty mind, Nicholas Parsons tells Cheltenham Literature Festival

Those who complain about innuendo on the BBC are the ones with the dirty minds, according to broadcaster Nicholas Parsons. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Test Valley Business Awards 2015 Launch Next Week

It’s not long now until the launch of TVBAwards 2015 and entry enquiries are already being made.The guest speaker, TV & Radio Host and Actor, Nicholas Parsons, will be sharing with some humorous words on supporting local business and why you should enter ... [Published Andover Town - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Win a bespoke Roberts radio and a copy of Welcome to Just a Minute! signed by Nicholas Parsons

Nicholas Parsons: 'My mother would always get very impatient with me because I had a stutter, as opposed to my nanny who was sweet and gentle.' Photograph: Murdo Macleod for the GuardianWelcome to Just a Minute! is the official book tie-in to the much-loved ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Nicholas Parsons to compere business awards

First published in News by TEST Valley Business Awards are back with a bang next year with Radio 4’s Just a Minute host Nicholas Parsons as compere.The event offers local businesses even more chances to be recognised for outstanding achievement ... [Published Andover Advertiser - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Plans to build thousands of new homes under attack

PROPOSALS to build 2,500 homes in Cirencester have been fiercely criticised at Cotswold District Council .At the district council meeting on Tuesday, councillors for the first time publicly debated the development, which would see the homes built in the ... [Published Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Nicholas to launch business awards

Nicholas Parsons will be at the Potters HerronFirst published in NewsShowbiz legend Nicholas Parsons will be the guest of honour at the launch of the 11th Test Valley Business Awards.Nicholas, who recently presented the 900th edition of the Radio 4 panel ... [Published Romsey Advertiser - Sep 22 2014]

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Saying he had displeased Freud by tweaking the format, Parsons said: "it got a bit tedious and boring. i think it would have died a natural death if it had gone on that way."

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Countdown to Dylathon: Who will be performing i... [Published Wales Online - 6 hours ago]
Countdown to Dylathon: Who will be performing d... [Published Wales Online - 23 hours ago]
Lynda Bellingham: Loose Women Stars Pay Tribute [Published Sky News - Oct 20 2014]
Ade Edmondson: ‘I never laughed as hard as I di... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 19 2014]
What's on this weekend in south east London and... [Published This is Local London - Oct 17 2014]
Nicholas gets awards off to a cheery start [Published Southern Daily Echo - Oct 17 2014]
Touching, funny, brave and interesting... [Published Henley Standard - Oct 13 2014]
Permission to speak, Captain Gove? | @guardianl... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 12 2014]
Audio: Fiona Kennedy’s journey to the East Neuk... [Published Scotland Now - Oct 11 2014]
Martin Rowson on Ukip – cartoon [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 10 2014]
In praise of … Nicholas Parsons [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 10 2014]
In praise of … Nicholas Parsons | Mark Lawson [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 10 2014]
Birmingham Mail Nostalgia Photos - our look bac... [Published Birmingham Mail - Oct 10 2014]
On this day: Sandy Lyle wins World Matchplay [Published The Scotsman - Oct 10 2014]
Classic Tracks! [Published MyNewsDesk - Oct 09 2014]
Annoyed by innuendo? You're the one with the di... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 09 2014]
Offended by innuendo? Blame your own filthy mind [Published Telegraph - Oct 08 2014]
Test Valley Business Awards 2015 Launch Next Week [Published Andover Town - Oct 07 2014]
Cheltenham Literature Festival: expect comedy, ... [Published Gloucestershire Echo Online - Oct 07 2014]
Comedian Paul Merton tells Cheltenham Literatur... [Published Gloucestershire Echo Online - Oct 04 2014]
Win a bespoke Roberts radio and a copy of Welco... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 03 2014]
Not so silent: Artists make London's statues 't... [Published Business Insider - Oct 03 2014]
Jo Brand added to line-up as final list unveile... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Sep 30 2014]
Prince Charles, Katherine Jenkins, Robert Pesto... [Published Wales Online - Sep 30 2014]
Harry Hill to bring Professor Branestawm to lif... [Published Noodls - Sep 30 2014]
New Survey Data Deflate Two Drug Scares [Published REASON Online - Sep 29 2014]
Nicholas Parsons to compere business awards [Published Andover Advertiser - Sep 29 2014]
Plans to build thousands of new homes under attack [Published Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard - Sep 25 2014]
As Heroin Use And Teenage Pot Smoking Fall, Ala... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 24 2014]
Nicholas to launch business awards [Published Romsey Advertiser - Sep 22 2014]
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Alarm About a 'Heroin Epidemic' Skyrockets As H... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 17 2014]
Yesterday the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released the results of the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health(NSDUH). As I noted a couple of weeks ago, when SAMHSA gave us a preview ofthose data, the number ...
Smartphones will make statues talk [Published HDTV UK - Aug 18 2014]
Usually, if you talk to statues, you’ll be met with a, er, stony silence. But from tomorrow, certain statues in London and Manchester will talk back . And you won’t even need to take hallucinogens first. Public performance company Sing London has ...
Is The Meth Epidemic Overblown? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 13 2014]
After reading Nicholas Parsons’s Meth Mania: A History of Methamphetamine , Sullum  believes  so: Although NSDUH data cited by Parsons indicate that monthly meth users never accounted for more than 0.3 percent of the population between 2002 and 2011, ...
Jacob Sullum on the Lessons From Three Meth Panics [Published Hit & Run - May 12 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="206" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/jsullum/2014_05/methmouth-ad.jpg?h=206&w=275" title="|||The Meth Project" width="275" style="float: right;"/&gt;Inhis new book Meth Mania, sociologist Nicholas Parsonsshows that public ...
The Politics of Meth Panics [Published Hit & Run - May 09 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="363" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/jsullum/2014_05/Newsweek-meth-cover.jpg?h=363&w=275" title="|||Newsweek" width="275" style="float: right;"/&gt;In mylatest Forbes column, I review a new book on on thehistory of methamphetamine ...
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