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  • The best open air theatres this summer

    Pack your picnic basket and breathe in the culture! More than 40 shows of the Bard, Emily Bronte, Jane Austen, Noel Coward and, erm Gangsta Granny, in our definitive Warwickshire guide to al fresco theatre.

  • 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...

  • 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: It’s Witchcraft!

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

  • 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.

  • 22 of the best Easter theatre shows for families

    Have a cracking time at some of the best family theatre shows and workshops for kids and teens this Easter.

  • Coventry’s SHOOT Festival Guide

    Some of Coventry and Warwickshire's best-emerging musicians, dancers, poets, theatre-makers and visual artist will be showcasing their work at this four-day festival from Thur Apr 4 - Sun Apr 7.

  • REVIEW: Wise Children

    The buzz surrounding Emma Rice’s Angela Carter adaptation has been unreal. But does it live up to the hype? Muddy finds out at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre where the debut tour ends.

  • 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.

  • It’s a Woman’s World

    Muddy has a sneaky behind-the-scenes look at some of the stunning costumes made in Stratford-upon-Avon for the RSC's new gender-switched revival, The Taming-of-The Shrew.

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