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  • Swipe left, swipe right … Earnest, is that you?

    Take two men, a no-show cast, and two hours to fill on stage and what do you have? Brace yourselves for a Victorian-styled Love Island as Oscar Wilde's famous comedy of errors is reimagined.

  • Book now! The 2020 cultural picks you must not miss

    There's a ridiculous amount of amazing art, books, film, TV, music and theatre landing this year. Muddy's culture vulture Kerry Potter picks out the best of the bunch.

  • 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.

  • Summer’s best outdoor theatre

    From Shakespeare to Austen to Dickens and beyond, there's an al-fresco production for everyone this season.

  • Review: Matilda the Musical

    Does the stage production, now on at the Bristol Hippodrome, make its mark after such an adored book and iconic film?

  • Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

    Melly Still and Rona Munro’s adaptation of Louis de Bernières classic novel is a triumph of theatre - turning a glorious mixture of drama, dance, movement and music into a satisfying whole.

  • Review: The Bodyguard

    Alexandra Burke certainly is Queen of the Night in The Bodyguard, now on at the Bristol Hippodrome

  • Max Westall, dancer

    *The* iconic modern male dancing role is the Swan in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake - so what does it take to make it? Max Westwell reveals all.

  • The Comedy about a Bank Robbery: reviewed

    Get set for some sparkling entertainment as the hit West End farce about a diamond heist comes to Bristol

  • Your unmissable 2019 culture planner

    Want to make the most of 2019? Muddy's culture vulture Kerry Potter has curated the best new TV, music, theatre, film, books and art of the year. Get yer diary out!

  • Review: Motown the musical

    The story of Motown, from single label biz to mega-label empire (the Supremes, the Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and all), is funkier than fiction

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