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  • TV Dynamite

    All the latest news on the best telly to watch this month, as chosen by Muddy’s square-eyed Kerry Potter. Go on, budge up and pass the remote.

  • May’s Best New Books

    Want to get lost in a good book? Schedule some ‘me time’, here’s our pick of the best new releases for May.

  • Curtain-twitching suspense

    When literary duo Gaynor Pengelley and Julia Thum are not discussing plots in Waitrose, you’ll find them hanging out on a Thames towpath somewhere between London and Henley. Muddy tracks them down.

  • Heston’s smoking hot!

    The humble banger needs to up its game after Heston’s barbie in The Crown at Bray new garden.

  • London’s hottest exhibitions

    You can’t beat London’s museums for a culture fix. So channel your inner Brian Sewell and check out these must-see Spring exhibitions – featuring Grayson Perry, Hockney and, um, Arnie’s Terminator suit.

  • Review: The Glass Menagerie

    Want to break free? Dig out your PVC mini (lose the ‘tache) and bust over the border, the lights of London town are winking. Kent’s Muddy editor Debbie, did just that and popped in to the Duke of York theatre to see The Glass Menagerie. And the verdict’s in. Over to you, Debbie… If you’ve ever had a […]

  • Review: Seussical the Musical

    Join the Cat in the Hat for a Dr Seuss mash up that’s bold, bonkers and utterly brilliant.

  • April’s Best New Books

    Seeking literary inspiration? Muddy’s professional bookworm Kerry Potter is here to help with her April picks, so clear space on your Kindle or bookshelves pronto. And if you have any recommendations of your own, we’d love to hear from you – what are you reading right now? What’s been abandoned on your bedside table for months? Bookish musings in […]

    • A guide to grown up fun

      Time out, I hear you cry. Whether you have kids or not, grab your coat cos it’s time to kick up your heels, order a cocktail and have as much as you possibly can with your clothes ON!   Improbable Fiction, Mill at Sonning, until Sat 6 May Writers block? It’s a curse I tell you, but rarely do […]

    • Rick Stein’s Sunset Cinema

      Ditch the popcorn and soggy nachos, the Padre of Padstow’s hosting a pimped-up night at the pictures

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