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Veteran TV And Radio Personality Still Going Strong At 92
A true veteran of stage, television and radio will be recounting tales from his long and illustrious career in show business when he takes to the road yet again - incredibly on the eve of his 93rd birthday. Nicholas Parsons, who performs at the Lichfield Garrick theatre on October 1, has rightly been described as the ultimate quiz show host, having chaired BBC Radio 4's ever popular Just a Minute for more than 40 years.

Nicholas Parsons
Nicholas Parsons still going strong in his nineties

Nicholas, who is also best known for having hosted Sale of the Century on television for a record 14 years, has long been established as a household name due to his long showbiz career, which also included starring roles in the likes of Benny Hill, Rocky Horror Show, Mr Jolly Lives Next Door, Laugh Lines, Boeing-Boeing and many other West End shows.

Nicholas Parsons
Nicholas Parsons during recording of Just A Minute in 2007. By Terry Moran (tezzer57 on flickr), GFDL,

But despite his veteran status, the ever popular and much-loved TV and radio personality continues to tour well into his nineties. And so it is that Nicholas Parsons brings his Laugh a Minute comedy show to the live stage. Audiences are invited to join him for an evening of anecdotal entertainment based on his experience of life and working in the various media of an unpredictable and always fascinating profession.

Lichfield Garrick
Lichfield Garrick theatre for one night only

Nicholas will be appearing ht only at the Lichfield Garrick on Saturday 1 October at 7.30pm. Tickets costing 21.50 can be booked online or by calling the theatre's Box Office on 01543 412121.
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Why? Veteran Comedian, Actor And TV Presenter Back On Live Stage At 92
When: Saturday 1 October 2016
Phone: 01543 412121
Where: Lichfield Garrick, Castle Dyke, Lichfield WS13 6HR
Cost: Tickets are 21.50
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