March 16, 1999 12:12
Guests at the festival on London's South Bank include [a]Nina Simone[/a] and [B]Sir Les Paterson[/B]...
There will also be spoken word events featuring Cave and fruiends as well as performances by Nina Simone, Bonnie Prince Billy, The Dirty Three and composer Arvo Part. And to offset this, comedian Barry Humphries in his guise as Australian cultural ambassador Sir Les Patterson, will host a special Australian night.
Tickets for all events go on sale on Monday April 19 from the Royal Festival Hall. Credit card bookings on 0171 960 4242.