MUSIC / Critic's Choice
Thursday 19 May 1994
Just how Bad are these Seeds anyway? Very accommodating, actually. Nick himself is a nice guy who never got over his Fall infatuation (despite being called 'a typical work-shy Australian' by Mark E Smith) - just check those nylon shirts. Here he plays songs from the on-form CD Let Love In (Mute).
Shepherd's Bush Empire, West
Elegant countertenor voice. Christopher Wilson (lute) with gentle programme of Elizabethan and Jacobean lute songs, including Thomas Campion, John Dowland, John Danyel, Thomas Ford. Wigmore Street, West
Umberto Giordano's Tsarist Russian romance in new production directed by Lamberto Puggelli. With starry soloists Mirella Freni and Jose Carreras. Edward Downes conducts. Plus big-screen relay in Covent Garden Piazza.
Bow Street, Covent Garden, Central
Jo from Northern Ireland was less than impressed by Russell Brand's attempt to stage a publicity stunt
When teaching the meaning of Christmas backfires
Life & Style blogs
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A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
No female ejaculation, please, we’re British: a history of porn and censorship
Stressed nurses are 'forced to choose between health of patients and their own'
Pornhub: Kim Kardashian's sex tape is the most-watched porn video of all-time
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
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