The newspaper listings are often amusing.
"John Cage. At 70 he's still regarded as the "greatest enfant
terrible on the block" and the portrait of the man and his music show
why. Sample, for instance,the famous 4ft 3in piece in which the
performer sits silent ..."
"Penelope Thorn in the Battered Bride"
"Handel's 'Creation' will be performed by the East Surrey Choral Society"
"SEE HEAR. Another showing for yesterday's special, with subtitles
and singing." [No, it should have been "signing" for the deaf].
"For sale. A bach-room suite."
"As was said of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, 'he gave her class,
she gave him sex' appeal."
"4.15 Ensemble. A rectal by the Britten-Pears Ensemble."