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  • Autumn 2019 highlights – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

    With the Spring 2019 season drawing to a close the Belgrade Theatre Coventry is already getting ready for an exciting new season. Here's our Autumn/Winter round-up to wet your whistle...

  • REVIEW: (Un)leashed

    Birmingham Royal Ballet's stunning new all-female programme is performing at Birmingham Hippodrome (now until Sat June 15) and Sadler’s Wells, London (Tue June 25 &26))

  • The books you MUST read this summer

    June's best new books are a corking bunch, including Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert's breathtaking new novel. Check out Kerry Potter's reviews...

  • WIN 2 pairs of tickets to see Jason Manford in Rugby!

    This fantastic comedy one-nighter, on Tue June 25, in aid of Cancer Research UK, is part of Rugby School's Festival on the Close (June 24 - 27).

  • Need a brilliant new read?

    A stunning debut novel, a futuristic thriller and an exquisite memoir are among books editor Kerry Potter’s marvellous May picks

  • Review: Dame Jacqueline Wilson at Stratford Lit Fest:

    The Tracy Beaker author is back with a new book set in the 1920s loosely inspired by the classic Milly Molly Mandy. She reveals all at Stratford Lit Fest.

  • Everyone’s talking about… The Guilty Feminist

    Love the podcast? Good news - its creator is coming to Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, this Friday (May 24). We grabbed super-talented comedian Deborah Francis-White for a chinwag.

  • REVIEW: It’s Witchcraft!

    Muddy's spellbound by The Worst Witch and a levitating baddie at Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre until Saturday April 27.

  • Muddy Meets Terry

    Eighties skankers The Specials are back with a brilliant new album, sell-out gigs and a headline slot at Cornbury festival. We nabbed Terry Hall to talk shopping, selfies and his career as a barber.

  • Behind-the-Scenes

    Rufus Hound and Les Dennis join Caroline Quentin, Alexandra Gilbreath and Jonathan Slinger in the RSC's upcoming revival of John Vanbrugh's Restoration comedy at the Swan, Stratford, from Thur May 2.

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