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If Nick Hornby has made so much money out of Fever Pitch that he doesn't know what to do, I suggest he sponsors a prize for exciting play at Highbury ("Ge-nius for the average", 23 March). He'll probably never have to pay out but it's worth a go.

John Leno, London N17

Unless the other parties take part in the Major/Blair debate, it is likely they will be in total agreement and this will be the most boring TV ever seen.

Emlyn Richards, Anglesey

David Walker says Classic FM is having problems with its listener numbers ("Surviving the Third degree", Review, 23 March). On the contrary. Classic FM is expanding across Britain and is the fastest-growing music station in London. Weekly reach and market share have risen, as have total listening hours year-on-year - in London by 15 per cent.

Michael Bukht

Classic FM, London NW1

The TV interview where John Nott walked out is included in my book of interviews "... But with respect" (Ian Jack, 23 March). It was not done "during the Falklands War". It took place at the Conservative Party Conference of 1982 when the policies of defence secretary Nott were under attack and the subject of critical resolutions. Also, there was nothing Paxmanite about the interview, as Ian Jack implies.

Sir Robin Day, London SW1

A global economy creates extraordinary coincidences. In Japan it is reported that "one man was forced to write the same report every fortnight" ("Japan's workers aren't sacked, they're driven to suicide", 23 March) There is a chap in Britain in exactly the same situation. Perhaps Sir Gordon Downey should get in touch with his Japanese counterpart and compare notes.

I Morgan, Lincoln

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