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The Hothouse

Harold Pinter returns to acting and together with the trusty Tony Haygarth winds up delivering the funniest and most sinister double act in town. Celia Imrie shines in a difficult role in this very early and fascinating dark comedy. 7.45pm, Comedy Theatre, London WC2 (0171-369 1731)

The Modern Husband

After considerable success with Ion, the Actors Touring Company are back with Paul Godfrey's version of Henry Fielding's comedy with no manners about people with no shame. Two weeks only.

From tomorrow. 7pm, Lyric Hammersmith, London W6 (0181-741 2311)