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  • Julia Mintzer in Carmen

    Muddy meets: opera star Julia Mintzer

    We speak to Welsh National Opera's new 'Carmen' about drinking, costume malfunctions and whether opera is too sexy (spoiler alert: she thinks it's about time).

  • Review: Holes

    An exhilarating new stage adaptation of Louis Sachar’s award-winning ‘90s YA hit novel Holes, that will enthrall both kids and adults.

  • Jeeves with added (Wooster) sauce

    Up for some jolly japes and a gentle skewering of the upper class? Then you'll love this anarchic reimagining of the P.G Wodehouse classic. Read the review.

  • Nothing bleak about that!

    Creation Theatre's new musical adaptation of Bleak House, set in Blackwell's bookshop in Oxford, is a classic. Read on for the verdict.

  • Review: Cabaret, New Theatre Oxford

    Sexy and sad in equal measure, classic musical Cabaret hit the New Theatre with an all-star cast this Feb. Read our review here.

  • The Top 20 things to book in 2020

    Crack out your calendar folks (and maybe your credit card). Here are the hottest tickets for Bucks and Oxon in 2020 - see you there!

  • Book now! The 2020 cultural picks you must not miss

    There's a ridiculous amount of amazing art, books, film, TV, music and theatre landing this year. Muddy's culture vulture Kerry Potter picks out the best of the bunch.

  • REVIEW: The Boy in the Dress

    The RSC’s new musical has it all - David Walliams' magic storytelling, Robbie/Guy Chambers smash hits, and a story that chimes with a modern desire to celebrate difference in a kinder way.

  • Do you love Dick?

    Their joke, not mine! Double entendres aplenty and snake hips all the way for Curtis 'Love Island' Pritchard's first foray into panto. Enter stage left, the Muddy verdict.

  • Beauty or Beastly?

    Aylesbury Waterside Theatre's panto production stars Danny Walters (Keanu from EastEnders for you non-soapsters!) plus La Voix (Britain's Got Talent) and local celeb Andy Collins. But was it beautiful or beastly?

  • Muddy reviews: Cinderella on Ice

    The spins, jumps and lifts in this Wycombe Swan production of the classic fairy tale are frankly jaw-dropping - but then, what do you expect, it's the Russian Ice Stars leading the charge! Read my review, grab the kids and go.

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