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  • Top TV: what to watch this week

    Looks like we're back to nonstop rain — but with telly this good, who cares? Catch a star-studded who-dunnit, a big-budget adventure film, and more out this week.

  • Escape the heat: this week’s best TV

    Sometimes, when the mercury is pushing 30 degrees, the only thing to do is open all the windows, shut the curtains, draw yourself a long, cool drink and shelter in-living room. Here’s what to watch while you do it.

  • No sport here! What’s on telly this week

    The football is over so - finally - you can push your menfolk off the sofa and reclaim the television. Set them to work on the garden, pour yourself a glass and settle down for the evening.

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    What’s on: TV that might just rival the football

    So, yes, this week the nation's screens will be mostly tuned into the football and tennis, but if you need more than sports in your life, read on for seven other brilliant shows.

  • TV worth watching: Muddy’s picks for this week

    Wimbledon's on; Love Island is starting. Yes, there's reasons to be outside but there's also quite a lot to stay in for. Make yourself a batch of Pimms and hog the sofa for a few hours.

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    Top 10 things to watch this week

    We know it's still light outside but if you've no midsummer parties planned, why don't you come inside, put the kettle on and settle down to some excellent television?

  • Pass the remote: here’s what to watch this week

    Too much time in the sun? Crack out the ice cream and cool down with a killer crop of telly this week. From sewing finales to father's day fodder to the big new Pixar film, here's what to watch.

  • It’s TV time! What to watch this week

    Roll up! Roll up! We've got true crime documentaries, international football tournaments, fab Netflix films and the Norse God of Mischief for you this week. Pop open the popcorn and settle in.

  • TV you need in your life: what’s on this week

    Finally have an evening in the house by yourself after 15 months of waiting? Crack open the vino and Pringles and enjoy lying flat out on the sofa.

  • 11 outdoor cinemas to book now

    So long, tiny TV screen; hello, massive outdoor cinema with classic films, sing-a-long action and boozy picnics to boot. Here are the best in Bucks, Oxon and beyond.

  • The TV keeping us indoors this week

    The last minute trip to Portugal didn’t come off but let’s focus on the positives: namely that there’s loads of good stuff on TV. Here's what Muddy is watching.

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    This year’s 12 must-see Oscar movies

    Cinemas are shut, popcorn consumption is dangerously low but the Oscar noms are in. We have the skinny on what, where and when you can watch this year's best in show.

  • Cheese-free Xmas films? It can be done (just)

    'Tis the season to hit the Baileys and get on a Christmas movie marathon. If you're strictly dairy-free, here's 17 alternative festive films for your viewing pleasure.

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    The new John Lewis Xmas ad has landed

    It's here! The John Lewis Christmas ad has launched with an original song from Celeste as its secret weapon for 2020 – but will you be giving it a little love? Over to you.

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    Fright night FOMO? Here’s 25 Halloween films

    Halloween parties are off, but no need into a jumbo box of Haribo. Here's our pick of Halloween classics for a night of chills and thrills.

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    Culture queen! My August highlights

    A whole month of lolling in the sun (hopefully) requires a whole host of entertainment. Here are the culture picks I'll be soaking up this August, from must-see art to new albums

  • Culture vulture: my July hitlist

    Missing the theatre and live venues? OMG, me too. Until normal service resumes for the arts world (your guess is as good as mine), here's my personal culture planner for July - podcasts, books, music and theatre. I'll budge up on the sofa, come and join me.

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    We’re all going on a big-screen holiday

    Choose your destination, fasten your seats and get ready for take off. Here's 30 films, set in exotic locations that are almost as good travelling abroad

  • Stars launch RSC Homework Help

    Today Tamsin Greig, Noma Dumezweni and Patrick Stewart launch RSC Homework Help – the chance for UK students to get RSC actors to help unlock Shakespeare’s plays.

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    18 badass boxsets to binge right now

    Boredom saviour incoming! Step away from the cleaning, eating and Zoom meet-ups. It's time to commit to a TV marathon of epic proportions.

  • The funniest show on TV is back

    The Cotswolds is all creamy stone cottages, exquisite gastropubs and picture perfect villages, right? Erm...

  • Miley goes mental

    Could this fruity promo for her new album be Miley Cyrus' naughtiest stunt yet? You decide.

  • Well, hello you!

    How has Keanu Reeves not aged in 30 years?! The laconic Hollywood star is back in a fashion campaign that's got social media a-swooning. Shall we examine the evidence?

  • Enjoy your trip, Naomi?

    Check out this bizarre but visually brilliant short film by legend Nick Knight starring La Campbell. One hell of a way to promote a hotel! Whaddya think of it?

  • 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!

  • Close shave

    Thought Brexit was divisive? You'd better take a look at this controversial new Gilette ad...

  • The new John Lewis Xmas ad!

    It's here! The John Lewis Christmas ad has launched with the Rocket Man as its secret weapon for 2018 - but has it hit orbit or crash landed? You decide!

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    Hot French crime drama – Spiral

    If you haven't yet discovered this gritty Paris crime drama with a strong female lead get bingeing now!

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