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  • Lockdown literary list

    50 books we've been meaning to read forever – and some old favourites – now we've all got the time.

  • Staying in? Meet your new boxset addictions

    We're not going to mention the C-word but if you're staying in more right now, isolate yourself with the TV remote and watch these boxset corkers pronto.

  • Read THESE this month

    Reasons to be cheerful: spring has sprung and a brilliant new batch of March books has arrived. Gather around, and let Muddy's pro-bookworm Kerry Potter tell you a story.

  • Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes

    A gifted ballerina is torn between lurve and her passion for the dance in this exhilarating production now on at the Bristol Hippodrome

  • Beautiful – The Carole King Musical

    Like a rainbow on a rainy day, Beautiful – now on at the Bristol Hippodrome – delights with the music of extraordinary songwriting talent Carole King.

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    The 5 best books out in February

    Muddy's pro bookworm Kerry Potter has got five Feb fancies for your delectation. Read all about 'em here!

  • Blithe Spirit - Jennifer Saunders as Madame Arcati in Blithe Spirit - Photo credit Nobby Clark ®

    Blithe Spirit

    A classic comedy with Jennifer Saunders in one of the leads was always going to be popular and tickets are selling fast for Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit in Bath

  • romantics anonymous

    Romantics Anonymous

    This soft-centred confection about a pair of shy chocolate makers, at the Bristol Old Vic, brings some Gallic warmth to long winter nights

  • 20 for 2020

    Crack out your calendar, folks (and maybe your credit card). Here are the hottest tickets for Somerset and Dorset in 2020 - see you there!

  • January reads

    What kind of insaniac leaves the house in January? Retire to the sofa pronto and get stuck into one of pro bookworm Kerry Potter's enthralling new literary picks.

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