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  • Birdsong theatre show first world war battle of the somme

    Muddy reviews: Birdsong

    Can the First World War tearjerker's stage offensive pack the same emotional punch as Sebastian Faulk's knockout novel? Let's find out, shall we.

  • Beauty’s a French fancy

    Bracknell's' Beauty & the Beast has a kick-ass Belle and a horse that's the spit of Ryan Gosling. Seriously.

  • Panto review! Peter Pan

    Fly off to Neverland for Reading's Xmas show starring CBeebies rock star, Justin Fletcher. You'll be hooked.

  • Cross dressing panto dame The Enchantress in Corn Exchnage Newbury's Christmas show Beauty and the Beast

    Gotta spell on you

    Meet The Enchantress – the Newbury panto *ahem* Beauty who's a bigger diva than Mariah.

  • Fun for all Human Beans

    Muddy Review: The first 2017 Xmas show reviewed – The Borrowers at The Watermill Theatre is utterly captivating whether you're big or small.

  • Actress Faye Ellen pictured wearing the infamous yellow Belle dress in the garden of South Hill Park Bracknell in Berkshire, ahead of her perforce in the panto Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty confidential

    Disney panto princess, Belle (aka Faye Ellen) was released form the clutches of the Beast long enough to talk about this year's South Hill Park panto, reality TV and more

    • Mr Tumble and the Peter Pan cast at The Hexagon Reading

      The Muddy 2017 Panto Guide

      It’s panto season. Oh yes it is! Here’s the best of the bunch in Berks and beyond. Greasepaint at the ready!

    • South Hill Park theatre director Joe Maylan suited and booted in black and white

      Airing our dirty laundry

      Chuffing nora The Railway Children is coming to the South Hill Park stage from 25 – 28 October. I flagged down director Joe Malyan with my big red pants. Once he got over the shock, this is what he had to say for himself.

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