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  • Pass the legwarmers…

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

  • Hey Midge, nice ‘tash!

    Never mind the deep stuff, Muddy talks music, mullets and more with the little Ultravox front man. "OOOHHH VIENNAAA!"

  • 5 minutes to embarrass Paul Nicholls

    It feels like Paul Nicholls has been on the telly for as long as I’ve been watching it – from playing troubled teen Joe Wicks in EastEnders, through to his tear-jerking turn in The C Word with Sheridan Smith and Kay Mellor’s In the Club. Next week he’s starring at the New Theatre Oxford in […]

  • Muddy meets… Toyah Willcox

    Did you make it to the Rewind Festival last weekend? Muddy Stilettos was hanging out with the stars (excuse me while I douse myself in a Guiness World Record sized pinch of salt). OK so I aerial rugby-tackled on any Eighties icons close enough to assault. And look who I nabbed! Only the brilliant Toyah […]

  • MUDDY MEETS: Nik Kershaw!!!!

    Ah, Nik Kershaw! The Eighties pocket poppet, attired in his cosy snood and fingerless gloves, was one of my favourite popstars back in the day. Well, fourth behind Duran Duran, Culture Club and Spanau Ballet but still, that’s pretty good. He’s singing about riddles and the sun going down on Henley at the Rewind Festival […]

  • Get a body like Dirty Dancing’s Gareth

    What do you ask the man who plays the supersexy Johnny role in the Dirty Dancing musical (other than, are you free after the show?). I’d been pondering this question idly, when I was sent some promo shots, and, well, it was pretty easy after that. It so happened that Gareth ‘Patrick Swayze’ Bailey went […]

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