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  • Can these 7 celebs pull off a moustache?

    It takes a certain kind of man to pull off a moustache, and Miles Teller's Rooster in the new Top Gun has got our surprised seal of approval. Time for a game: TO 'TACHE, OR NOT TO 'TACHE? Let us know if you agree in the comments!

  • Life lessons with The Guilty Feminist

    Love the podcast? Don't we all? Good news to all guilty feminists - its creator is coming to Oxford this month. We grabbed the super-talented Deborah Francis-White for a Muddy chinwag.

  • My favourite places: Hannah Heys, textiles champion

    Trust an artist to have an eye for lovely local places! With her Hand Crafted exhibition on now at Queen's Park Arts Centre, textile artist and Bucks local Hannah Heys chats under-the-radar gems.

  • Muddy meets Sleeper frontwoman Louise Wener

    We copied her hairdo and indie style back in the '90s, now Sleeper singer and guitarist Louise Wener is back on stage with the band: cooler and more confident than ever.

  • Gotta Have It: 90s legends in Lego

    Can you guess which nineties girl band is being immortalised in a 578 piece Logo brick set 25 years after their iconic album release? Read on to find out!

  • Lorraine Candy: “Put your oxygen mask on first.”

    Ex Elle editor, parenting author and mum of four Lorraine Candy talks hormones (yours!), pot-plant parenting, and how adults need to look after their own mental health

  • Muddy meets dance music diva DJ Lottie

    Hailed as the Queen of Ibiza's Space, and set to fill the floor at The Music Barn Festival in June, Charlotte Horne, aka DJ Lottie, gives us the lowdown on the thrills and spills of life on the decks.

  • Where the celebs hang out in Oxon & Bucks

    Want to avoid the crush around these A-Listers and heart throbs? (Or, erm, stalk David Beckham on his local dog walk?) Here are all the pubs, cafes and shops where celebs are hanging out in our 'hood

  • We’re hooked! Pantomime time with Jake Wood

    Eastenders is behind you! Muddy chats madcap pantos and Christmas plans with soap legend and Strictly star Jake Wood, ahead of his run as Captain Hook at the Wycombe Swan.

  • Muddy meets comedian Ed Byrne

    Why he gave up horticulture for comedy, plus his best warm-up joke... Funny man Ed chats to Muddy ahead of hitting the stage in High Wycombe and Milton Keynes...

  • Muddy meets Dom Holland (aka daddy Spiderman)

    Writer, funny man, and father of big star Tom Holland. Muddy sat down with Dominic Holland to chat life in the shadow of your eldest, stand up faux-pas, and his upcoming set at The Potters Arms.

  • What it’s like to be ‘Tina Turner’ (and own 150 pairs of shoes)

    It's all about the voice, the strut, the heels and the fans, says Tina tribute Justine, one of the line up of epic acts at Henley's upcoming Legends Festival

  • Muddy talks parenting with Lorraine Candy

    “All teenage girls think their mums are a bit rubbish”. Journalist and mother of four Lorraine Candy talks parenting, moody teens and motherhood with Muddy.

  • Muddy meets comedian Shazia Mirza

    She’s an ex-science teacher - “I hated them, they hated me” - yet former student Dizzee Rascal still calls her Miss. This fierce comedian pulls no punches - we catch up with Shazia Mirza as she heads to Oxford.

  • Six lockdown heroines to celebrate IWD

    It’s been a bit of a year so to mark International Women’s Day 2021, we thought we’d big up six women who have impressed, delighted and inspired us over the past 12 months.

  • How to run well by a pro marathon runner

    Need some work-out motivation? You’re in the right place. Muddy talks to endurance athlete Nick Butter about how to motivate yourself out the door and onto an exerciser regime.

  • Calum Franklin

    What’s cooking? Calum Franklin, The Pie Room

    Fresh from the launch of his mouth-watering new cookbook, we caught up with the London Pie King himself to talk Scotch eggs, the Breville toastie masker and cooking for Axl Rose.

  • Yes, people, this is Meg Mathews!

    Primrose Hill party queen turned wellness guru? Stranger things have happened! Muddy chats to the always glamorous Meg Mathews about her new book, the menopause and, er, vagina facials.

  • Muddy meets: Shlomo, beatboxer

    He's worked with Ed Sheeran, Lily Allen, and Rudimental, and now record-breaking beatboxer Shlomo has a new project on his hands - raising money for the NHS in association with theatres like The North Wall. Tell us about it, Shlo!

  • What I’ve learnt in lockdown

    Love it or loathe it, lockdown has given us time to learn new skills but has it taught us something deeper? Muddy tapped five women juggling careers, babies and even a tumour, to tell all.

  • Muddy gets chefy with Olivia Burt

    We catch up with the 'Masterchef: The Professionals' finalist to find out her backstage goss, favourite dishes and top spots to eat in London.

  • Melissa Hemsley

    Melissa Hemsley spills the beans…

    It turns out the healthy cooking queen has culinary disasters too! Melissa spills the beans (then whips them up into a tasty frittata) on burnt pans, how to waste less food and keeping an endless supply of cookie dough in the freezer.

  • The 4 funniest people on social media

    Fancy a giggle? These Instagram and Twitter accounts are happy to oblige.

  • Muddy meets Nik Kershaw

    Nik Kershaw is laconic, laid-back, and *very very* funny - read on for his views on Live Aid, embarrassing his kids, the Let's Rock the Moor pecking order and (OMG) being a grandfather!

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