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  • Muddy meets: Shlomo, beatboxer

    He's worked with Ed Sheeran, Lily Allen, and Rudimental, and now record-breaking beatboxer Shlomo is raising money for the NHS in association with theatres like Warwick's Playbox. Tell us about it, Shlo!

  • Behind-the-scenes of… A Monster Calls

    After a successful run at London's Old Vic in 2018, Sally Cookson brings her Olivier Award-winning production to the Belgrade Theatre Coventry from March 3-7, as part of its first ever UK tour.

  • Muddy meets The Whip’s Katherine Pearce

    We caught up with the talented young northern actor who's gone from causing drama as Lolly in Corrie to playing a gutsy former cotton mill worker in the RSC's new play about the abolition of slavery in Britain.

  • Fancy a festive theatrical party for over-18s?

    Get your glad rags on and head over to Coventry Belgrade's B2 studio space for some nibbles, drinks, live music, gaming tables and immersive drama - where you may become part of the script.

  • Muddy meets… Forbes Masson

    Versatile Scots actor Forbes has gone from reading David Walliams' books to his kids to playing scary headmaster Mr Hawtrey in the RSC’s new musical adaptation of The Boy in the Dress.

  • Fight Club

    Love a good food fight? Well there's a huge one in the RSC's new autumn production King John. Just don't go in your best garb if you've booked a front row seat! Coventry-born actor Richard Pryal filled us in.

  • Q&A with writer and performer Francesca Millican-Slater

    Birmingham writer-performer Francesca Millican-Slater has been collecting the stories of visitors, past and present, to Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, the childhood home of William Shakespeare’s wife. You too can be part of the story.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Diary of a Showgirl

    Muddy meets Melissa James, who stars as sultry showgirl Dora Chance, in Emma Rice's racy, "life-enhancing" adaptation of Angela Carter's Wise Children, ending its debut UK tour in Coventry.

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