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  • 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!

  • Have you seen the ad that everyone’s talking about?

    Gillette's new ad campaign is ruffling a few feathers. What do you think?

  • The Top 10 kids books for Christmas

    Check out our Top 10 kids tomes for Christmas, covering everything from fiction and poetry to story books and novelty.

  • Gotta Have It

    From fashion to flora to fragrant Frida, here are 2018's most gorgeous coffee table tomes.

  • Review: Pinocchio at Hertford Theatre

    Panto season is go-go-go and we've been to the first biggie in Hertfordshire to test it out. Is Pinocchio worth the money? Oh yes it is!

  • Revealed! Our top 10 books of the year

    Attention bookworms! Put this little lot on your Christmas list and you can thank us later. Muddy's books editor Kerry Potter choose her top 10 tomes of 2018. Has your favourite made the cut?

  • 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!

  • The best Xmas shows in the West End

    Fancy a cultural jaunt into Larrrrndon? Oh yes you do! Celebs aplenty in our guide to the best West End classics, festive shows and pantos.

  • The Muddy Panto Guide 2018

    Ready or not, here come the pantos! Dig out your stripy tights, winkle pickers, false eyelashes and corsetry, and book in for one of our festive Panto/Xmas production picks in Herts and beyond.

  • Muddy Book Club! November’s best new reads

    It's bloomin' freezing out there so batten down the hatches, commandeer the sofa and get stuck into Muddy's November pick of the best new releases, as chosen by books editor Kerry Potter.

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