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  • Practically perfect Peter Pan

    John Michie of Holby and Corrie fame hooks in the laughs as the one-handed pirate in Aylesbury's feel-good festive show. Read on for my full review.

  • Panto review: ‘Snow White’ at The Wycombe Swan

    Is this panto, starring the gyrating Brendan Cole, the fairest in the land? Well, you'll just have to read on to find out, won't you my pretty?

  • Review: Alice & Bob…, Pegasus Theatre

    A madcap, heartwarming Christmas show for kids at the brilliant Pegasus Theatre in Oxford. Let the wrapping paper battle commence!

  • The best Xmas shows in the West End

    Fancy a cultural jaunt into Larrrrndon? Oh yes you do! Celebs aplenty in our guide to the best West End classics, festive shows and pantos.

  • The Muddy Panto Guide 2018

    It's what you've all been waiting for. Oh no it isn't! Oh yes it is! Oh no.... OK, enough! Here are 23 of the perkiest pantos in Bucks, Oxon and beyond.

  • First night: Evita, Wycombe Swan

    Don't cry for me, I love musicals! Muddy heads to the first night of Evita to see Lucy 'The Voice' O’Byrne in action. But was she totalmente increíble?

  • Muddy meets the new star of Evita

    She's onstage at the Wycombe Swan this week but what does Lucy O'Byrne do when she's not playing the Argentinian first lady? Lusting after cakes on Instagram, falling over, and nabbing theatres posters of her own face, apparently.

  • First night: Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

    A brilliant updated production of Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake at the Wycombe Swan that you absolutely need to see. Read my review, and go.

  • How He Does it

    The most iconic modern role for a male dancer is the Swan in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake - so what does it take to make it? Current Principal Max Westwell, who stars in the ballet next week at the Wycombe Swan, reveals all.

  • Muddy meets… Horrible Histories!

    The family favourite tour reaches Wycombe on 6-7 Nov. Muddy spoke to co-director Neal Foster about what grisly goings-on are in store (clue: severed heads involved).

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