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  • Black History Month: new online premiere of RSC play The Whip, Thurs Oct 29

    Celebrating Black History Month, the RSC re-unites the original cast for a new audio recording to premiere on Thurs Oct 29. Here's our original review...

  • REVIEW: A Monster Calls

    A fantastical fairytale for the digital age - this inventive new UK touring production of Patrick Ness’s award-winning YA tear-jerker lands a raw emotional punch.

  • Review: Holes

    An exhilarating new stage adaptation of Louis Sachar’s award-winning ‘90s YA hit novel Holes at Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, that will enthrall both kids and adults.

  • REVIEW: The Whip, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

    Kimberley Sykes latest work at the RSC is a riveting collaboration with former BBC journalist and playwright Juliet Gilkes Romero about the hidden scandal of the £20 billion loan to compensate British slave-owners.

  • REVIEW: The Boy in the Dress

    The RSC’s new musical has it all – David Walliams’ magic storytelling, Robbie/Guy Chambers smash hits, and a story that chimes with a modern desire to celebrate difference in a kinder way.

  • REVIEW: Club2B

    Mingle with Marilyn, Zeus and Lady Godiva in the Belgrade Theatre's immersive jazz-age Club2B this Christmas.

  • Meowy Christmas!

    Cats are everywhere this Christmas! We head to the Belgrade for some festive feline fun in Puss in Boots. Is it the saucer of cream we were hoping for – or more like UHT semi-skimmed?

  • REVIEW: Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas

    Muddy reviews this warming old-fashioned festive treat for littlies with a one-woman band and cute wooden puppets at Warwick Arts Centre.

  • Review: Utopia, Shop Front Theatre, Coventry

    Ex-national freelance journalist and author Chris Arnot reviews Theatre Absolute's latest commission for us - it's the first in their new three-year Humanistan project.

  • Review: The Gruffalo, Birmingham Hippodrome

    Muddy's Georgina Forsythe took her daughter on a stroll to the deep, dark wood in search of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler 's The Gruffalo. Here's her verdict...

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