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  • The staying in boredom buster

    It's a bit nippy for the sunlounger this week so head for the sofa instead - and get stuck into this week's best new at-home culture picks.

  • Panto Review: ‘Aladdin’ at The Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

    Is this panto, starring Shane Lynch, Ben Ofoedu, Jack Edwards as the panto dame and Lucy Kane worthy of granting all your Christmas wishes? Read on to find out...

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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!

  • Cinderella

    Panto Review: ‘Cinderella’ at The Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

    With tiny Shetland ponies, reality stars and more panto sequins than sense, it can only be Cinderella at the Kings Theatre in Portsmouth.

  • The Kite Runner

    Coming-of-age in Kabul at The Mayflower, Southampton. “You’ll need your hanky,” warned the woman at the bar — she was right.

  • 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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