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MIME DOESN'T come much smaller or more perfectly formed than Quatre Mains - revived for three nights as part of the British Festival of Visual Theatre - in which Andrew Dawson and Jozef Houben get the whole world in their hands. A raked tabletop provides the backdrop for a digital performance that imitates art (ballet; horror movies) and every walk of life with real feeling.

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11 (0171-223 2223) to Sun, 8pm

The equally breathtaking four-hander Crave, by Sarah Kane (right) - in which dissonant voices provide an uncomfortable patchwork description of desire - comes to the end of its London run tomorrow. It shows that there is much more to Kane than the gore that has previously met the eye.

Royal Court Theatre Upstairs at the Ambassadors, London WC2 (0171-565 5000) 7.45pm