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Thursday, October 31, 2013

#788: 1994, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Red Right Hand

October 31, 2013

There are two reasons for my pick for tonight’s Song To Learn and Sing. First and foremost I had the pleasure of seeing Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds live at the Hammersmith Apollo on Sunday night.   Mrs East had bought me tickets as a birthday present, but sadly she was not well enough to […]

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Sportsnight #24: 1968, Rugby League Challenge Cup Final, Leeds v Wakefield Trinity

October 31, 2013

Good Evening and welcome to Sportsnight. Tonight we’re at Wembley Stadium for the final of the Rugby League Challenge Cup, where 87,000 fans had converged to watch Leeds, nine times cup-winners who finished top of the Championship and five times winners Wakefield. A real clash of the giants – but who would prevail? Back in […]

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US Elections: Virginia Governor

October 31, 2013

In the US, next Tuesday sees the election of two governors and 31 city mayors. Whilst a number of these elections will be significant, some of those are significant because of who will almost certainly be elected rather than because the result is in any doubt. Normally safely Democrat New Jersey is almost certain to […]

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