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  • Muddy meets: Shlomo, beatboxer

    He's worked with Ed Sheeran, Lily Allen, and Rudimental, and now record-breaking beatboxer Shlomo has a new project on his hands - raising money for the NHS in association with theatres like The North Wall. Tell us about it, Shlo!

  • What I’ve learnt in lockdown

    Love it or loathe it, lockdown has given us time to learn new skills but has it taught us something deeper? Muddy tapped five busy writers and presenters, juggling careers, babies and even a tumour, to tell all.

  • Muddy gets chefy with Olivia Burt

    We catch up with the 'Masterchef: The Professionals' finalist to find out her backstage goss, favourite dishes and top spots to eat in London.

  • viv groskop

    How to be ambitious (without being a bitch)

    Need a life reboot? Author and comedian Viv Groskop – who grew up in Bruton, Somerset – can help with that.

  • The 4 funniest people on social media

    Fancy a giggle? These Instagram and Twitter accounts are happy to oblige.

  • josie long

    Muddy meets Josie Long

    We caught up with (we reckon) the most positive comedian in the business about motherhood, MasterChef, making people laugh and her new tour, Tender, coming to Bath in February.

  • GBBO contestant: Rosie Brandreth-Poynter

    Five things you may not know about the Somerset baker as she whisks into Week Seven of the Great British Bake Off

  • Everyone’s talking about…

    Jude Law, baby! Or should that be his itty bitty very pretty papal white budgie smugglers? Banish your other half for five minutes and ogle the trailer in peace

  • The B&B Doctor is IN

    The UK's leading B&B consultant, Caroline Nolder, shares her tips for setting up and running a successful B&B and offers a helping hand if you need it.

  • Incredible, edible art

    Channel 4's Extreme Cake Maker, Wells-based Zoe Burmester, swapped a behind-the-scenes career in TV and film to create showstopping celebration, wedding and event cakes that tell a story

  • Wonder women

    On International Women's Day, 22 inspirational female entrepreneurs from Somerset and Dorset share their tips for setting up on your own

  • max westall

    Max Westall, dancer

    *The* iconic modern male dancing role is the Swan in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake - so what does it take to make it? Max Westwell reveals all.

  • A day in the life: Kate Forbes

    From artisan gin to refillable milk from Belinda the Retired Cow – just an average day in the life of Kate Forbes of the Trading Post Farm Shop in Lopenhead

  • Muddy meets Tom Kerridge

    ... and talks Pub in the Park (Texas, Will Young, Gabrielle in Bath, people) and work life balance issues - yup, he has them too!

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