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    What’s on – your guide to fun at home

    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.

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    What’s in – the ultimate guide to fun at home

    Sticking to your sofa this week? Step this way for my curated guide to the best streams, theatre, shows, festivals and kids activities to ramp up the fun.

  • PEOPLE BED

    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.

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    What’s in – the best bits online this week

    Give me a B. Give me an O. Give me an R. Give me a E... you get the picture. Put an end to boredom with my new Muddy guide to all the fun stuff to do and stream at home.

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    10 of the best gardening books

    Fancy getting all green fingered in the garden but don't really know where to start? Here's a helping hand with 10 terrific tomes to add to your reading list.

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    7 unmissable virtual V.E Day events

    Fling up the bunting, don that union jack pinny (it's kitsch cool) and whip up your own VE Day celebrations with our unmissable guide to having the best home party.

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    What’s in – all the fun stuff online this week

    Nowhere to go this week? Your lockdown fairy godmother is here to transport you to fun at home with a curated guide to the best TV, film, theatre, fitness and more online.

  • 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. And the perfect excuse to bang on about your old fave films.

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    What’s In – our curated guide to fun at home

    Bored with a capital B? You’ll be needing my brilliant guide to what’s happening this week from virtual tours, local live streamed workshops, online concerts and more.

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    10 Mood-Boosting Books

    There’s no better time to enforce a digital detox. Press mute on the craziness, immerse yourself in a good book and mentally escape to a better place. Start by checking out this curated list of 10 good vibe reads. 1/ Reasons to be Cheerful by Nina Stibbe, £8.99 Stibbe has been hailed as ‘England’s greatest […]

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    18 badass boxsets to binge

    There's only so much cleaning, Kondo-ing and crafting we can take. Here are 18 mind-blowing box sets to feast on during lockdown.

  • Read these new releases this month

    After a little escapism? With flights grounded, we're reaching for the next best thing - a good book! Here are seven sizzlers to add to your reading list.

  • Read THESE this month

    Reasons to be cheerful: spring has sprung and a brilliant new batch of March books has arrived. Gather around, and let Muddy's pro-bookworm Kerry Potter tell you a story.

  • 5 things I’ve learned about motherhood

    Acclaimed author (and Muddy favourite) Clover Stroud is in the midst of raising her 5 children. Miraculously she's found time to write a book about it all. Here's a taster.

  • The 5 best books out February

    Muddy's pro bookworm Kerry Potter has got five Feb fancies for your delectation. Read all about 'em - and then win the lot!

  • Is it getting hot in here?

    Apply a cold compress and loosen that corset! It's historical hunk time in film and telly (well, hello, Rufus Sewell!), with three new sizzling period dramas to look forward to.

  • 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.

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