Cool Heat Urban Beat. Despite the slapdash title, this is a startlingly slick street dance show from Rennie Harris's Pure Movement hip-hop group, supported by Herbin Van Cayseele's trio of jazz tappers. 8-26 Sept, Peacock Theatre, London (0171-314 8800)
Crave. Sarah Kane's sedentary quartet for anonymous voices is an intense, head-spinning 45-minute verbal assault. 8 Sept-3 Oct, Royal Court, London WC2 (0171-565 5000)
Ennio Marchetto: More spot-on origami impersonations and transformations from the king of origami impersonations and transformations. 3-21 Nov, Lyric Hammersmith, London W6 (0181-7412 311)
Horses for Courses: Peepolykus, a lovably surrealist trio, are taking this year's hit-and-miss show - a disaster-strewn "Russian Gala Evening of Siberian Entertainment" - on the road. Their first and best work Let the Donkey Go! is also being trundled out. Let the Donkey Go! (15,16 Sept)/Horses for Courses 17,18 Sept, part of the British Festival of Physical and Visual Theatre, BAC, London SW11 (0171-223 2223)
Hymn to Love. Elizabeth Mansfield excels as Piaf in Steve Trafford's moving but unsentimental account of the relation between the sparrow's life and her songs, directed by Annie Castledine. 30 Sept -24 Oct, Drill Hall, London WC1 (0171-637 8270)
Krapp's Last Tape. Edward Petherbridge's turns in a five-star performance as Beckett's solitary old gent, cocking an ear and a snook at his recorded reminiscences. Richmond Theatre, Surrey 9-12 Sept (0181-940 0088) and touring Britain; final date: 5 Jan-6 Feb, Arts Theatre, London WC2 (0171- 836 3334)
Legs on the Wall. Australian dance-theatre: "The movement is pretty soggy, but the sexual politics are well past their sell-by date," said our reviewer. 15-26 Sept, Riverside Studios, London W6 (0181-237 1111)
Love Upon the Throne. The National Theatre of Brent's deliberately garbled account of the relationship between Prince Charles and Diana is both laugh- out-loud funny and unexpectedly moving. 9-26 Sept, Bush Theatre, London W12 (0181-743 3388)
Mr Puntila and His Man Matti. A winningly imaginative staging of Brecht's class-war comedy from the Right Size - the best theatre double-act in Britain. Everyman, Liverpool (8-12 Sept); Playhouse, Oxford (29 Sept-3 Oct); Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry (6-10 Oct); Almeida, London (13-31 Oct)
Skin Tight. A mish-mash of violent movement, over-tender lyricism and mawkish nudity from New Zealand as a husband and wife face up to each other and relive old times before saying farewell. 14 Sept-11 Oct New End, London, NW3 (0171-794 0022)
Ursula Martinez presents a Family Outing. One of the most intriguing shows of the Fringe, in which performer Martinez and her parents engage in some homemade chat-show therapy. 27-31 Oct/ 27-31 Nov Drill Hall, London WC1 (0171-637 8270)
Still to be confirmed but sure to travel:
All Strange Away: Unmissable European premiere of a 1964 prose work by Samuel Beckett, from Asylum theatre company.
Once. An enchanting wordless anti-fairytale from Russian clown troupe Derevo.
The Wrestling. Alex Lowe's poignant tribute to what was once the nation's favourite teatime sport, based on the book by Simon Garfield.
The Last Obit. Angela Pleasence's creepily comic monologue of Millicent, the Morning Telegraph's obituarist.
Stand. an unerring comedy of pitch and pub manners written by David Bown, and performed by the National Student Theatre Company, will be staged at Hull Truck Theatre, date to be confirmed.
PERRIER DATES: The four Perrier nominees, Peter Kay, Al Murray, Sean Cullen and Ed Byrne will be appearing together with this year's winner, Tommy Tiernan, plus this year's best newcomer, The Mighty Boosh on consecutive Sundays. Exact billings to be decided.
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