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  • ‘It’s a real action-hero, ‘Marvel’-like play’

    Super-stylish rising RSC talent Amber James on Gregory Doran's Mad Max-style futuristic dystopian Troilus and Cressida.

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    Muddy meets… Professor Robert Winston

    Want to improve your learning (or theirs in time for the GSCEs)? The most famous moustache in modern medicine knows how to help.

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    Muddy meets Bill Bailey

    The cerebral veteran comedian is marking 20 years of stand-up, so how better to celebrate than enduring an onslaught of Muddy's stupid questions?

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    Muddy meets Clara Amfo

    Winning TV quiz Pointless, playing basketball with Justin Bieber, crying over Oprah Winfrey - it's all in a day's work for this Radio 1 DJ.

  • Meet the RSC’s new Juliet

    Grime culture, streetwear and knife crime; Verona takes on a London vibe in Erica Whyman's bang up-to-date new version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

  • Where Clover goes

    Oxfordshire-based Clover Stroud, author of bestselling memoir Wild Other, lets us in on her coolest local hangouts.

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    Inside the head of Samantha Baines

    The actress and pun-tastic comedian comes to Oxford this month with her sell-out Edinburgh show on women and science. We've nobbled her in her lab coat to tell all.

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    Girl power

    Muddy celebrates the Women's Suffrage Centenary by recognising those who dared to break barriers.

  • Rising Star: Dinita Gohil

    Muddy meets the Birmingham actor playing Viola in RSC's new production of Twelfth Night with Adrian Edmondson and Kara Tointon.

  • Artist’s hangouts

    Artist Bruce Munro has exhibited at the V&A, the Guggenheim and locally at Waddesdon Manor, his current work, the 2266-light installation 'Moonblooms', can be seen on the approach to Bicester Village. He talks family, food and living the simple life with Muddy.

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    Say hello to Shaun Leane

    Meet the man who combines fashion with craftsmanship. Sean Leane talks to Muddy about bringing the bling to McQueen and his own jewellery collection to the Home Counties.

  • Pass the legwarmers…

    Skimpiest leotard on, I chatted to ex-Strictly champ Joanne Clifton about Flashdance coming to Aylesbury.

  • Shazia Mirza’s Fav Places

    Rarely have I laughed out loud so much while interviewing a celeb. That Shazia is well funny - who else would pick the M40 services as a favourite place?!

  • My favourite places: Republica’s Saffron Sprackling

    Republica frontwoman Saffron Sprackling, most famous for nineties hits Ready to Go and Drop Dead Gorgeous is headlining ISFEST at Isfield in East Sussex this weekend – a fundraising event which features ten singers and bands with local connections. Saffron, who grew up in Sussex, spoke to Muddy Stilettos about her favourite places in the county. […]

  • It’s a family affair

    The Hornbys are a talented bunch. Author Gill Hornby, sister of Nick, shares her favourite places.

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