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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.

  • 11 cool drive-in cinemas in Bucks, Oxon & beyond

    With social distancing de rigeur the summer, the local arts industry has had to find new ways to keep cinema alive. Cue the drive-in cinema. Tell me about it, stud!

  • The staying in boredom buster

    The sun's taken a leave of absence (no surprises there) but there’s still fun to be had indoors with my curated guide to online theatre, music, tv and culture this week.

  • 18 must-watch documentaries

    While we're all about TV escapism right now, the truth can be more entertaining than fiction. Reclaim the remote and pick from our edit of the best Netflix documentaries.

  • The best ‘holiday’ reads for lockdown

    Okay, 'holiday' might be stretching it - but these books are certainly providing us with welcome escapism during lockdown! Here are the latest releases the Muddy editors are reading in the back garden with a cocktail.

  • What’s in – your guide to fun at home

    Why the long face Gillian? There are heaps of cultural delights online this week from world-class theatre and film to virtual exhibition tours and concerts in your living room.

  • 20 rom-com classics blokes will love!

    Looking for a date night movie? Suggesting a rom com to a man is like offering garlic bread to a vampire. But we've found 20 will-watch films to cosy up to.

  • 24 throwback films to watch with your kids

    Time to stage an intervention! Sick of hearing your kids' shows on repeat? Free the remote from their clutches and settle in for a fabulously retro family film night.

  • Binge watch THIS show NOW!

    Clear your diaries, people! Season two of Ricky Gervais' brilliant After Life drops on Netflix this Friday (24 Apr) and you're going to want to binge it all.

  • What’s in – my curated guide to the week

    Day 15894 in lockdown (or something like that). Don't worry, my curated guide to what's streaming this week will keep you entertained at home.

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