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  • Culture vulture: your July hitlist

    Missing the theatre and live venues? Until normal service resumes for the arts world, here's some inspiration for for July - podcasts, books, music and theatre.

  • Beautiful – The Carole King Musical

    Like a rainbow on a rainy day, Beautiful – now on at the Bristol Hippodrome – delights with the music of extraordinary songwriting talent Carole King.

  • Review: Romantics Anonymous

    This soft-centred confection about a pair of shy chocolate makers, at the Bristol Old Vic, brings some Gallic warmth to long winter nights

  • Review: Peter Pan Goes Wrong

    The guys behind the celebrated The Play That Goes Wrong are back with this disaster-filled seasonal comedy

  • Review: Reasons to Stay Alive

    A play about depression might not sound much fun, but there’s lots to enjoy in this theatrically inventive adaptation of the number one bestseller at Bristol Old Vic...

  • Review: Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of)

    There's not a bonnet in sight in this joyfully irreverent, all-female adaptation of the Jane Austen classic at the Bristol Old Vic

  • Awesome Autumn culture planner

    It's all going on! Behold, your cheat-sheet to the season's best art, theatre, TV, books and film in the UK, as curated by Muddy's extremely cultural Kerry Potter.

  • 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.

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