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  • My Favourite Places – Gyles Brandreth

    The author and TV personality takes us on a literary tour of his favourite Hampshire places and reminisces about childhood holidays on the Isle of Wight

  • Muddy meets: Ed Byrne

    The Essex-based Irish funnyman's heading to Eastleigh... Muddy caught up to chat jokes, famous friendships and not being a d**k before he hits town.

  • Muddy talks parenting with Lorraine Candy

    “All teenage girls think their mums are a bit rubbish”. Journalist and mother of four Lorraine Candy talks parenting, moody teens and motherhood with Muddy.

  • Shazia Mirza

    Muddy meets: Shazia Mirza

    Brexit, burqas and butt plugs - this ex-teacher turned comedian, Shazia Mirza, pulls no punches...

  • Karl Guest Headmaster Alton School

    Can private schools ever be fully diverse?

    Karl Guest, the good-humoured head of Alton School in Hampshire talks inclusivity, inspirational teachers and his DJing sideline (not even kidding!)

  • Laura Wright Opera Singer Park Proms

    Muddy Meets: Soprano Laura Wright

    The rugby-loving opera A-lister tells all about singing for the crowds, royal encounters and post-lockdown footwear dilemmas.

  • Six lockdown heroines to celebrate IWD

    It’s been a bit of a year so to mark International Women’s Day 2021, we thought we’d big up six women who have impressed, delighted and inspired us over the past 12 months.

  • BluBambu David

    Hello Indie! The local owners

    Muddy meets some of the fantastic local sellers behind the Indie Store Spring edit in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

  • Team GB Triathlete Louella O'Herlihy

    Raise your fitness game: Tips from a top triathlete

    From running with the dog to winning gold with team GB – local athlete Louella O’Herlihy tells Muddy what it takes to go the extra mile

  • Crown-Inn-at-Upton-David-Watts

    What’s cooking? David Watts, Crown Inn Upton

    The Michelin Bib Gourmand chef-patron tells all about life at Le Manoir, a love of vintage cookbooks and a brand new charcuterie business

  • How to run well by a pro marathon runner

    Need some work-out motivation? You’re in the right place. Muddy talks to endurance athlete Nick Butter about how to motivate yourself out the door and onto an exerciser regime.

  • Ward Thomas

    Muddy meets: country band Ward Thomas

    Muddy caught up with the self-confessed scruffiest girls in convent school to find out about their harmonious life in the Hampshire countryside

  • Calum Franklin

    What’s cooking? Calum Franklin, The Pie Room

    Fresh from the launch of his mouth-watering new cookbook, we caught up with the London Pie King himself to talk Scotch eggs, the Breville toastie masker and cooking for Axl Rose.

  • Yes, people, this is Meg Mathews!

    Primrose Hill party queen turned wellness guru? Stranger things have happened! Muddy chats to the always glamorous Meg Mathews about her new book, the menopause and, er, vagina facials.

  • Muddy meets: Shlomo, beatboxer

    He's worked with Ed Sheeran, Lily Allen, and Rudimental, and now record-breaking beatboxer Shlomo has a new project on his hands - raising money for the NHS in association with theatres like The North Wall. Tell us about it, Shlo!

  • What I’ve learnt in lockdown

    Love it or loathe it, lockdown has given us time to learn new skills but has it taught us something deeper? Muddy tapped five women juggling careers, babies and even a tumour, to tell all.

  • Muddy gets chefy with Olivia Burt

    We catch up with the 'Masterchef: The Professionals' finalist to find out her backstage goss, favourite dishes and top spots to eat in London.

  • Kreme of the Crop (sorry not sorry!)

    Muddy caught up with hairdressing extraordinaire Guy Kremer to chat celeb clients, the cardinal sins of haircare and where he hangs in Hants.

  • The 4 funniest people on social media

    Fancy a giggle? These Instagram and Twitter accounts are happy to oblige.

  • Exclusive! Muddy meets…. Laurence Fox

    The actor-turned-singer has been front page news of late. In this exclusive interview, he talks midlife crises, death threats and groupies with Muddy's Kerry Potter.

  • Muddy meets Nik Kershaw

    Nik Kershaw is laconic, laid-back, and *very very* funny - read on for his views on Live Aid, embarrassing his kids, the Let's Rock the Moor pecking order and (OMG) being a grandfather!

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