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  • How to be happy in 2019

    New Year, new chance to give yourself a great big shot of positive energy with one of these 28 inspirational ideas.

  • Muddy’s 2018 panto guide, (warning) old panto jokes certainly aren’t behind you…

    Oh yes it is! We're packing in the puns this Christmas with Muddy's pick of the perfect pantos for 2018 in Northants.

  • An Evening of Meat…

    Muddy says: A creative and unique way of exploring feminism through combining both performance and a delicious 6-course fine-dining experience.

  • Muddy watches Cilla the Musical

    I grew up with Cilla on TV on Saturday night, warbling in a glitter frock, slit to the thigh flashing off those cracking pins. In Cilla the Musical we were transported back to the '60s, and boy did we boogie!

  • MAMA MIA Abba on tour

    My My. Mamma Mia – can we go again?

    Is there a more sunny destination to visit this Feb, than the MAMMA MIA! musical at the Royal and Derngate? How can you resist it?

  • The play that goes wrong ensemble cast

    The Play that goes wrong gets it so right

    There are more missed cues than an Alton Towers fast pass but Muddy loves this production full of complete mayhem, perfect for anyone with a funny bone.

  • Oh yes they are! The 2017 Christmas shows are behind you!

    ** PUN KLAXON** Yule be rolling in the aisles this Christmas with these fab festive shows to enjoy. That one came out of a cracker (honest)

  • May’s best books

    Want to get lost in a good book? Schedule some 'me time', because here’s our pick of the best new releases for the merry month of May.

  • Reviews: The Addams Family

    If you're at a loose end this week and want to entertain you, the kids, the partner, your girlfriends, please see this!

  • Muddy reviews – A Christmas Carol – The Core at Corby Cube

    I’ve watched over a dozen theatrical versions of A Christmas Carol and never have I, as the curtain has gone down, thought ‘Oooooh yeah, I’d love to go out for a pint with that Scrooge.’ Until now that is. Gary Sefton, who plays the role made famous by the likes of Alastair Sim, Michael Caine and […]

  • Muddy watches: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

    It was opening night of Priscilla Queen of the Desert  yesterday and lookey here, you already have my review hot off the keyboard (despite imbibing cocktails and trying to stop Grand Muddy scrambling to the stage to see Duncan from Blue). Yup, that’s right, Dunc (as I like to call him – after meeting him briefly at an after show […]

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