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    The Muddy Panto Guide 2019

    It’s panto season. Oh yes, it is! Enough already…. Here’s the cream of the Christmas crop from Hants, IoW and beyond.

  • 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!

  • The Shadow Factory

    Muddy reviews the very first production at Southampton's brand new NST City theatre, a cine-visual feast co-conceived by the video designers behind London 2012's Opening Ceremony.

  • Twelfth Night

    Muddy reviews this inventive fun-filled treat at the RST with Ade Edmondson, Kara Tointon and a luminous performance by Dinita Gohil.

  • Theatre for everyone

    From babes-in-arms to kids on the autism spectrum — The Mayflower, Southampton's relaxed performance brings the magic of live theatre to all.

  • 11 Festive Kid’s Plays

    Dazzle them, amaze them; fill them with a love for the footlights that will last a life time. Here's Muddy Hants' guide to Christmas theatre for kids.

  • SLIDESHOW MAYFLOWER PANTOMIME SOUTHAMPTON

    The Ultimate Muddy Panto Guide 2018!

    It's what you've all been waiting for. Oh no it isn't! Oh yes it is! Oh no.... OK, enough! Here are 39 festive shows to keep you amused this Crimbo.

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    Private Lives

    You hate him… but, oh, you still love him… Sparks rekindle and – oops – you’ve eloped. Muddy Hants' roving theatre writer, Eleanor Marsden, on Noel Coward's Private Lives playing at Theatre Royal Winchester.

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