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Nicholas Parsons
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Born in Grantham, Lincolnshire
Born on 10th of October 1923

Born 1923 - Actor, radio and television presenter.

Studied engineering at the University of Glasgow. Became well known on television during the 1950s as the straight man to comedian Arthur Haynes and as a regular on The Benny Hill Show (19691974). Became famous for the game show Sale of the Century. Host of the radio panel game Just A Minute. Guest presenter on the BBC news quiz Have I Got News for You? Awarded an OBE in 2004.

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http://www.wirelesstheatrecompany.co.uk Wireless theatre - Nicholas is patron

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