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  • Worth your watch! 6 great things on TV this week

    Pull up a chair and crack open the wine: from the new season of Stranger Things to a thrilling French boxset, we've got your weekly watchlist well and truly sorted.

  • Feet up! 6 things to watch on TV this week

    Need something new to watch this week? You've come to the right place! From a freshly funny new talk show to an indulgent crime thriller, this is the best of the best.

  • 8 gorgeous new gardening books

    Bountiful borders, striped lawn and artfully placed sculptures here we come, but first, sit down, grab a coffee and get lost in the sublime pages of these beauties (those weeds can wait another hour or so)

  • Muddy review: Stratford Literary Festival

    Back for its fifteenth year, the Stratford Literary Festival (AKA Strat Lit Fest) saw authors and readers unite for five days of events, discussions and all round book-lovin’ fun! Muddy’s Suzanne Lane went along to get the lowdown…

  • The 7 best things to watch on TV this week

    Sure, the sun might be shining, but the calibre of TV this week is even brighter. From Tom Hiddleston in The Essex Serpent to BBC3's new Sally Rooney adaptation, here's what to stay in for.

  • What’s on this May?

    Diaries ready! From festivals and carnival parties to awesome gigs and the UK's first immersive digital gallery, we've rounded up all the hottest happenings on our patch this month.

  • Hot Five: this week’s not-to-miss TV

    Colin Firth's true crime gripper, Mike Myers witty return to screen and a shock-doc on a familiar high street fashion chain

  • 7 shows you don’t want to miss on TV this week

    Need something to curl up with? We've got seven sumptuous picks for you, from a brilliant British remake of Call My Agent! to the second stunningly styled series of Noughts + Crosses.

  • TV talk! The 7 best things to watch this week

    Charming British teen romances, Steve Coogan's new Hollywood satire, Brooklyn Nine-Nine's final series... Skip the drivel with our pick of the best TV this week.

  • A Bard for all ages: 9 fab events to celebrate Shakespeare

    Feeling cultured? You will be after a weekend in gorge Stratford-upon-Avon celebrating the Bard's 458th birthday. Expect walks, talks and of course, the theatre, dah-ling.

  • Review: Highly Sprung: Sprung Youth, Coventry

    Have an aspiring thespian in the family? We might have just the place. Muddy Warwickshire's Georgina took her Mudlet to check out this physical theatre company.

  • Settle in! 7 super shows on the box this week

    The TV fields are flourishing with a great crop of content! Returning to much aplomb are Derry Girls and the Kardashians (potential great spinoff?) plus political intrigue, and more.

  • Review: Lucky Tails Alpaca Farm

    Looking for pretty much a guaranteed good day out with the kids come rain or shine? Muddy Warwickshire’s Georgina took her two Mudlets to check out this cute farm nestled in the countryside.

  • 8 top shows to watch on TV this week

    Whatever you're in the mood for, we've got it - Netflix's outrageous new relationship switching series, season three of BBC hit drama The Split, and a comedian takes over a feted travel show

  • Tune in! 7 top picks from the TV this week

    Something to watch? Space-age Shakespeare, a rag-tag group of spies, and Oscar Isaac wielding a baffling British accent — there's all this and more on the box this week.

  • Bridgerton filming locations you can visit IRL

    Remember being obsessed with Bridgerton? Well, Netflix’s hit show (82 million viewers and counting) is back for a second series on 25 March, and Muddy’s already buying in the popcorn and keen to visit all the key locations!

  • Seven hot, hot, hot new things to watch this week

    Bridgerton's back and sexier than ever, Disney's got a cool new French sci-fi series, and much more besides. Clear your schedule and grab those snacks: it's time for a telly binge.

  • Pass the remote! 7 things to watch this week

    Whack the kettle on and pop that corn: it's TV time! Fresh and hot this week are the new acclaimed series of Top Boy, Anne Hathaway in a tale of corporate hubris, Comic Relief, and more besides.

  • 5 reasons we can’t wait for FarGo’s hottest new festival

    Looking for a festival with a difference? Of course we can rely on FarGo. Spring Up Fest is being held from 26-27 March and is all about outdoor theatre, live music and workshops – we can’t wait.

  • Review: The Wave waterpark

    Whether it’s enjoying the waterslides or chilling on the lazy river, Coventry’s award-winning inclusive waterpark The Wave is always fun. There's Easter sessions for half term too!

  • 7 spring film releases you don’t want to miss

    Get ready to smuggle those snacks: we're cinema-bound! From Sandra Oh's creepy new horror to Anya Taylor-Joy as a Viking, here are seven unmissable releases for spring.

  • 7 sizzling things to watch on the box this week

    Step away from the soap re-runs! There's a whole slew of great TV this week, from vintage coming-of-age dramas to Ryan Reynolds' charming new film. Pass us the popcorn, then...

  • Pass the remote! 8 great things to watch this week

    Killing Eve is back, Amanda Seyfried wields ambition like a knife, and iconic 60s espionage gets a fresh revival. It's all happening on the box this week!

  • Listen up! 7 podcasts to try in 2022

    Fancy something fresh in your podcast feed? Pop in your headphones and block out the world with everything from glitzy celeb interviews to gritty true crime...

  • What are the best things on TV this week?

    We know, we know! From Charlie Brooker's interactive golden-era cartoon to Stanley Tucci sexily eating pasta and the final series of Peaky Blinders, here's what's good.

  • 7 hot new things to catch on TV this week

    Step away from the TV supplement! We've cut through the guff to find the seven best things on telly this week, from Black-Mirror-esque thrillers to The Marvellous Mrs Maisel's big return.

  • Oscar nominations 2022! The ones to watch

    Get ready to walk the carpet and take the best seats in your house for this year's Oscar nominated movies. Here are the ones to watch (and where)…

  • Is Kerbs the Belgrade’s most ground-breaking show yet?

    The world premiere of the show about disability in relationships and sex is being held right here in Cov - here's five things you should know about it

  • 20 Rom-Com classics blokes will love

    Looking for a date night movie? Suggesting a rom com to a man is like offering garlic bread to a vampire. But we've found 20 will-watch films to cosy up to.

  • The 11 very best things on TV this week

    It's a corker of a telly week! From the dry, darkly funny This is Going to Hurt to a true story of the woman that conned New York high society, here's what not to miss.

  • Review: Rhod Gilbert at Warwick Arts Centre

    The comedy fave returned to the stage in Cov after as part of his latest tour - and of course Muddy was there to check it out. Here's what we thought.

  • TV time! 8 new things to watch on the box

    Pull on your comfies and clear your schedule: we've got a bumper week of terrific telly to binge. From Lily James as Pamela Anderson to scary dating app true crime, here's what to watch.

  • Shazia Mirza is back in town

    She’s a Birmingham-born ex-science teacher - “I hated them, they hated me” - yet former student Dizzee Rascal still calls her Miss. This fierce comedian pulls no punches - we catch up with Shazia Mirza as she heads to her home city for a show.

  • Feet up! 7 sizzling new releases to watch this week

    Banish the January blues with Muddy's master list of what to watch and stream this week, from comic murder mysteries to Julian Fellowes' new big-budget period drama. We feel better already.

  • Culture’s calling! What to see in London in 2022

    Thrilling theatre, exhilarating art, fantastic festivals - these are the tickets you need to book now. Settle in for a capital city culture hitlist, and a jam-packed 2022.

  • The 7 best things to watch on TV this week

    From the winner of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival to Stanley Tucci's new series about the legal fallout of sunken gold, we've got a stonking good line-up of shiny TV to watch this week.

  • The 7 best things on TV this week

    We've got highbrow; lowbrow; cutting-edge starts; triumphant returns. All the TV worth watching — from the final series of Ricky Gervais' After Life to a sweeping Shakespeare adaptation — is right here.

  • Period drama hotties coming in 2022

    Ladies, loosen that corset lest you faint dead away! Here's a sneak peak at the upcoming period drama men getting us hot under the collar in 2022, plus 11 more historical hotties to drool over.

  • 9 unmissable things to watch on TV this week

    Banish any back-to-work blues with a tip-top week of brand new telly. We're talking the return of The Apprentice, sizzling new dramas, critically acclaimed films to stream, and more!

  • Are We Having Fun Yet? Highs & lows of the nativity

    In an extract from her hilarious new book, Lucy Mangan tells the all-too-familiar tale of a Christmas nativity, from the sublime to the ridiculous

  • TV talk! 7 new things to watch on the box

    Cold nights call for good telly! From the BBC's thrilling new psychological drama to the hotly awaited second series of The Witcher, here's what's worth tuning into this week.

  • Seven sizzling things on the box this week

    Sex and the City is back, I'm a Celeb is ending — it's all happening on the box this week. Settle in for dramas, mysteries, sci-fi and more, with our perfect Muddy picks.

  • The best things on TV this Christmas

    'Tis the season to ignore your loved ones and whack on the telly. From David Tennant circumnavigating the world to the new series of Emily in Paris, here's what's worth watching.

  • Cheese-free Xmas films? It can be done (just)

    'Tis the season to hit the Baileys and get on a Christmas movie marathon. Here's 17 non-cheesy festive films for your viewing pleasure.

  • Pass that remote! Six things to watch this week

    It's freezing! Definitely the only excuse you need to catch up on some sofa time. On our watchlist this week: Benedict Cumberbatch's cowboy "career-best", on-demand opera, award-winning BBC comedy, and more.

  • Your festive guide to the big smoke this Christmas

    Eat, drink, and be merry in the capital this festive season with our holly jolly hitlist. From glam pop-ups and glittering fairgrounds to cocktails and carols, here's the best of the best.

  • 8 things to watch this week on the big and small screen

    What to watch this week, you cry? From Lady Gaga serving looks in her murderously glam new movie to tension in the tent with the Bake Off 2021 final, here are your eight must-watches.

  • 7 new releases to watch on TV this week

    Sweeping fantasy, bouncy musicals, the second series of Tiger King...it's all happening on the box this week. Get into something comfy, pop open the Pringles and settle in for a watch.

  • 6 reasons to watch The Colour Room

    This Autumn’s hottest new film release comes courtesy of Sky Cinema and it's a corker! A period drama with real punch and passion, here's why you need to make time in your diary or on your sofa to watch it.

  • Muddy meets: Phoebe Dynevor & Kerry Fox

    The hottest new UK actress and the queen of indie film star in the new Sky Original biopic The Colour Room. They talk kissing protocol, brave film choices and 1920s girl power.

  • 6 new releases to watch this weekend

    Did someone say telly binge? Get that kettle on! There's a boatload of great content to watch this weekend, including Sky Original's brand new film The Colour Room, on Sky Cinema, starring Phoebe Dynevor.

  • John Lewis and M&S Christmas ads are here – which is your favourite?

    It's that time of year again folks! Our two high street favourites are back with their festive telly offerings for 2021 - but which gets your vote?

  • How to nail the perfect script, by The Colour Room’s Claire Peate

    Autumn’s hottest film is nearly here starring Phoebe Dynevor as 1930s ceramicist Clarice Cliff. We talk pottery, writing tips and channeling Clarice with writer Claire Peate

  • Get the look: Clarice Cliff-inspired interiors

    The brilliant Phoebe Dynevor stars as pioneering 1920s ceramicist Clarice Cliff in 'The Colour Room', a new Sky Original film on Sky Cinema, from 12 Nov. But if you can’t wait until then (nope, us neither), channel her bold, playful designs with our pick of this season’s best Cliff-inspired interiors.

  • Pass the remote! 7 things to watch on telly this week

    The clocks going back mean it's officially telly-binging time. On the menu this week: Idris Elba in a cowboy hat, suburban vampire comedy, soap operas making history, and much more!

  • 26 Halloween films to watch on Fright Night

    Brave face on? Muddy's rounded up the best horror flicks to get you jumping, screaming, and laughing this Halloween, including Anya Taylor-Joy's new Last Night in Soho.

  • Boo! 15 Halloween films for kids

    Spooky movies that'll thrill your kids — rather than scarring them for life. From Netflix's flashy new release Nightbooks to some nostalgia-heavy hits, this is your family-friendly watchlist.

  • Feet up! Six things to watch this week

    Pop that corn! We've got Christopher Walken in a dinky British comedy, the best performance of Carey Mulligan's career, a genre-defining horror classic, and more on this week.

  • 7 unmissable things to watch on TV this week

    Why scroll through the Radio Times when we know exactly what's good this week? From Succession's bold new series to a saucy dating / dancing reality mashup, here's what to watch.

  • Tissues at the ready – Adele’s brand new single is out!

    Feeling emotionally stable? Not for long! The queen of breakup songs has released her first single in five years and it's a good'un. Watch the video here.

  • Six things you’ll want to watch this week

    Roll up, roll up! It's the cream of the TV crop. From THAT Netflix stalker show to star-studded fundraisers and spooky horror specials, we know exactly what to watch this week.

  • City slickin’: what’s on in London this autumn

    London's heading into the cooler months with a host of unmissable cultural highlights. Bag yourself the best tickets now with our guide to what's worth seeing in the big smoke.

  • Ready, set cook! 9 new cookbooks for Autumn

    Want to switch up your meal plan for the new season? Or just a sucker for tempting pictures of food? If any of the above apply, we have you covered

  • Let’s talk TV: 8 best things to watch this week

    Billie Piper's anti rom-com, how to watch the London Film Festival highlights from home, and more big name telly this week. Pop the kettle on and settle in to watch our curated list of TV goodies.

  • What’s good on the telly this week?

    Baby it's cold (and wet) outside, and the TV's just getting better and better! We've got Oscar-winning films, gripping historical dramas, flashy new thrillers... everything worth watching this week, right here.

  • Feet up! What to watch on TV this week

    Don't miss our weekly round-up of the best things on the box. Iconic panel show reboots, big-budget sci-fi, and a cheeky little baking competition... here's what to watch this week.

  • New TV alert! 6 shiny things dropping this week

    We're getting into prime autumn telly season, with three — count them, three! — hotly-awaited series returns this week. Read all about them (as well as the other shiny new releases) here...

  • 5 things you won’t want to miss on TV this week

    Channel 4's making history, Colin Farrell stars in the BBC's bleak new period drama, Anya Taylor-Joy comes of age in Ireland, and more. Muddy's got the inside-line on unmissable telly this week.

  • Stop! It’s sofa time: 5 new releases to watch this week

    Is that autumn in the air? Time for some top-tier TV. We've got screwball comedy whodunnits, big-budget fairy tale retellings, and powerful documentary deep-dives. Reader, take your pick.

  • Pass the popcorn! 6 new releases to watch now

    There's something for everyone on the box this week, from brand new bingeable reality TV to exciting reboots and Benedict Cumberbatch's latest spy thriller.

  • Pass the remote! 5 best things to watch this week

    Forget flicking aimlessly through the channels, cut through the TV guff with our round-up of the best new releases to watch this week.

  • High brow vs low brow: Muddy’s holiday reads

    Need a new page-turner? From high brow tomes that'll impress your book club to bingable guilty pleasures, here's what we're *really* reading this summer.

  • 6 things you won’t want to miss on TV this week

    Roll up, roll up! It's the cream of the TV crop. From twisty true crime thrillers and blockbuster movies to romantic second seasons, we know exactly what to watch this week.

  • Pop that corn! What’s on TV this week?

    What have the TV gods got for us this week? A big batch of goodies, that's what. From indie dramedys to twisty teen mysteries to a BAFTA-nominated anthology, here's what to watch this week.

  • Top TV: what to watch this week

    Looks like we're back to nonstop rain — but with telly this good, who cares? Catch a star-studded who-dunnit, a big-budget adventure film, and more out this week.

  • Escape the heat: this week’s best TV

    Sometimes, when the mercury is pushing 30 degrees, the only thing to do is open all the windows, shut the curtains, draw yourself a long, cool drink and shelter in-living room. Here’s what to watch while you do it.

  • No sport here! What’s on telly this week

    The football is over so - finally - you can push your menfolk off the sofa and reclaim the television. Set them to work on the garden, pour yourself a glass and settle down for the evening.

  • Virgin River

    What’s on: TV that might just rival the football

    So, yes, this week the nation's screens will be mostly tuned into the football and tennis, but if you need more than sports in your life, read on for seven other brilliant shows.

  • This summer’s best podcasts

    Lockdown made podcasters out of a lot of people who should really have stuck with the day job but among all the chaff, there most definitely is some wheat. Here’s Muddy’s pick of podcasts worth the MBs.

  • TV worth watching: Muddy’s picks for this week

    Wimbledon's on; Love Island is starting. Yes, there's reasons to be outside but there's also quite a lot to stay in for. Make yourself a batch of Pimms and hog the sofa for a few hours.

  • Diana ITV

    Top 10 things to watch this week

    We know it's still light outside but if you've no midsummer parties planned, why don't you come inside, put the kettle on and settle down to some excellent television?

  • Pass the remote: here’s what to watch this week

    Too much time in the sun? Crack out the ice cream and cool down with a killer crop of telly this week. From sewing finales to father's day fodder to the big new Pixar film, here's what to watch.

  • It’s TV time! What to watch this week

    Roll up! Roll up! We've got true crime documentaries, international football tournaments, fab Netflix films and the Norse God of Mischief for you this week. Pop open the popcorn and settle in.

  • TV you need in your life: what’s on this week

    Finally have an evening in the house by yourself after 15 months of waiting? Crack open the vino and Pringles and enjoy lying flat out on the sofa.

  • The TV keeping us indoors this week

    The last minute trip to Portugal didn’t come off but let’s focus on the positives: namely that there’s loads of good stuff on TV. Here's what Muddy is watching.

  • Adult Material

    9 new TV shows and films for your must-watch list

    From spooky movies to live literature fests, there's something for everyone on our weekly curated guide to the best new TV and film. Get ready to fight for the remote...

  • Little Birds

    What’s in: what to watch this week

    Got a hot date with your sofa? Oooh saucy! Here are this week's best new film and TV releases to spice up your evenings over the next week

  • What’s in: 10 new things to watch this week

    Lazy day in front of the telly? Yes please! Here are the hottest new films and TV shows for you to sink your teeth into. Just add popcorn.

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