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The Suicide

Can you learn to play the tuba in 20 lessons? How much will you give up for a cause? Is suicide the best response to unemployment? The tremendous Communicado turn Nikolai Erdman's splendidly satirical farce into a joyous theatrical feast.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh (0131-228 1404)

Anna Weiss

Vicky Featherstone directs a crisp, chilling and exemplary production of Mike Cullen's engrossing new play about False Memory Syndrome which handles plot twists with compassion.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh (0131-228 1404)

Do You Come Here Often?

Bask in 70 minutes of hilarious and surprisingly poignant buffoonery as The Right Size find themselves locked in a spooky bathroom and discover more beard gags than you can shake a rubber duck at.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh (0131-226 2428)

Side by Side by Sondheim

Liza Sadovy and Kathryn Evans have a ball with Sondheim's hits. Inventive direction ensures that you will too.

Greenwich Theatre, London SE10 (0181-858 7755)

An Ideal Husband

Wilde's extravagantly well-written comedy of private lives and public morality in Sir Peter Hall's production.

Theatre Royal Haymarket, London SW1 (0171-930 8800)


Final week for Simon Block's uncomfortably funny cross between Glengarry Glen Ross and The Birthday Party. An excellent cast make you believe you're watching Death of a Salesman with far more laughs.

Hampstead Theatre, London NW3 (0171-722 9301)

Guys and Dolls

Tickets are available for London's best night out. Rush to the phone.

National Theatre, London SE1 (0171-928 2252)

Life Support

Neither playwright Simon Gray nor his regular leading actor Alan Bates have been this good for ages. Pinter directs a funny and moving evening.

Aldwych Theatre, London WC2 (0171-416 6003)