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  • A day in the life of… a theatre director

    Losing star actors, play Dobble, chucking mashed potato around - it's all in a (surreal) day's work for Chipping Norton Theatre's artistic director.

  • Fresh! This summer’s best outdoor theatre

    Go on, pack your picnic and breathe in the culture! Over 40 shows of the Bard, Jane Austen, Lewis Carroll and, erm, Gansta Granny in my definitive summer guide to outdoor theatre.

  • The Guilty Feminist

    Love the podcast? Good news- we grabbed Deborah Francis-White for chinwag.

  • What’s up doc?

    Can't get an appointment at your local GP surgery? Go see one on tour instead! Dr Michael Mosley is rocking up in Wycombe and is on hand to answer all your impertinent questions. Muddy meets him.

  • Well, hello young man!

    It's a Dirty (Dancing) job, but someone's got to do it. Muddy meets Michael O'Reilly, sultry star of Dirty Dancing. Catch him at Wycombe Swan next week (but don't throw watermelons at him, he doesn't like it).

  • Your unmissable 2019 culture planner

    Want to make the most of 2019? Muddy's culture vulture Kerry Potter has curated the best new TV, music, theatre, film, books and art of the year. Get yer diary out!

  • 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.

  • 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!

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