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  • Review: The Book of Mormon

    Tamer than expected, despite its South Park credentials, this is still a first class musical with great gags – and, of course, rude words aplenty.

  • Review: Jane Austen’s Persuasion, A Musical Drama

    It’s a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen’s Persuasion is a great British novel, but can a Chicago opera company turn it into a great musical? Muddy trots off to Paignton's Palace Theatre to find out.

  • Review: A Night at the Opera, Ugbrooke House

    Scores on the doors? Muddy's operatic know-how - Nil points; The Devon Opera Company - 10 out of 10.

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    Dirty Dancing on stage

    This total classic hits the stage in Plymouth in November. Muddy Sussex has been, seen and has the goss!

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    A tome for working mums

    I managed to get my paws on a sneaky copy of this one ahead of its release in October. Here's the Muddy verdict!

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    The Play that goes wrong

    And yet gets it so right! More missed cues than an Alton Towers fast pass but Muddy loves this touring production

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    Awful Auntie, Reviewed

    David Walliams' no.1 children’s best-seller has its first stage outing with a stop-off in Exeter, whoop!

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    A Roald Dahl classic!

    The stage show of George's Marvellous Medicine brings potion-making antics to Torbay in March

  • The Muddy Book Club: May’s Best Reads

    Want to get lost in a good book? Here's our pick of the new releases for the merry month of May.

  • London Calling! The hottest new exhibitions

    You can't beat London's museums for a culture fix. So unleash your inner Brian Sewell and check out these must-see Spring exhibitions - featuring Grayson Perry, Hockney and, um, Arnie's Terminator suit.

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