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Interviews

  • Muddy meets Terry

    Eighties skankers The Specials are back with a brilliant new album and a headline slot at Cornbury festival this summer. We nabbed the delightful Terry Hall for a natter about shopping, selfies and his alternative career as a barber.

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    Muddy meets… Professor Robert Winston

    Want to improve your learning (or theirs in time for the GSCEs)? The most famous moustache in modern medicine knows how to help.

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    Muddy meets Bill Bailey

    The cerebral veteran comedian is marking 20 years of stand-up, so how better to celebrate than enduring an onslaught of Muddy's stupid questions?

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    Muddy meets Clara Amfo

    Winning TV quiz Pointless, playing basketball with Justin Bieber, crying over Oprah Winfrey - it's all in a day's work for this Radio 1 DJ.

  • Where Clover goes

    Oxfordshire-based Clover Stroud, author of bestselling memoir Wild Other, lets us in on her coolest local hangouts.

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    Inside the head of Samantha Baines

    The actress and pun-tastic comedian comes to Oxford this month with her sell-out Edinburgh show on women and science. We've nobbled her in her lab coat to tell all.

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    Girl power

    Muddy celebrates the Women's Suffrage Centenary by recognising those who dared to break barriers.

  • Artist’s hangouts

    Artist Bruce Munro has exhibited at the V&A, the Guggenheim and locally at Waddesdon Manor, his current work, the 2266-light installation 'Moonblooms', can be seen on the approach to Bicester Village. He talks family, food and living the simple life with Muddy.

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    Say hello to Shaun Leane

    Meet the man who combines fashion with craftsmanship. Sean Leane talks to Muddy about bringing the bling to McQueen and his own jewellery collection to the Home Counties.

  • Pass the legwarmers…

    Skimpiest leotard on, I chatted to ex-Strictly champ Joanne Clifton about Flashdance coming to Aylesbury.

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