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  • Culture vulture: my July hitlist

    Missing the theatre and live venues? OMG, me too. Until normal service resumes for the arts world (your guess is as good as mine), here's my personal culture planner for July - podcasts, books, music and theatre. I'll budge up on the sofa, come and join me.

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    Culture vulture: my June hitlist

    Less time propping up bars means more time enjoying the creative arts right?! Here's what I'm loving this month.

  • The best local arts to stream right now!

    Looking for your cultural fix whilst in quarantine? Enter stage left, my roundup of the best virtual happenings, all from brilliant venues in Bucks & Oxon.

  • Opera’s straight-talking soprano

    Muddy caught up with the Welsh National Opera’s soprano siren, Julia Mintzer, on drinking, costume malfunctions and the art form’s new foxiness.

  • 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.

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