Rudolf Nureyev, from his Paris
sickbed, Corriere della Sera
The Beatles appealed to the very audience that Mr Birt wants to exclude from his radio stations . . . Leave universities to educate, let radio entertain.
Pete Waterman, hit-record
producer, Music Week
This evening Verdi is crying.
One of the hecklers in the gods at
La Scala Milan who booed
Luciano Pavarotti in Franco
Zeffirelli's Don Carlos, Times
Unfortunately we are exposed to wicked people from whom we cannot defend ourselves. I would close the gods.
Zeffirelli answers the hecklers
It would be the height of arrogance to say we are going to be better than TV-am. The main thing is keeping the faith.
Lis Howell, director of
programmes, GMTV, Guardian
He's cool, he's a lot like me. We go to the video arcade. We like animals, carnivals, quads (four-wheeled motorbikes). We like goofing off.
Macaulay Culkin on his friend
Michael Jackson, Radio Times
As far as I know our lyrics mean nothing. 'Down down deeper and down.' What's that mean? But then you hit Australia and they say, 'Phwoarr, down down, eh, I know what you mean, mate]'
Francis Rossi, of Status Quo, QReuse content