The Independent Recommends: Theatre

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URSULA MARTINEZ engages her mother and father in a spot of live therapy In a Family Outing. A cheesy DIY chat show might seem the ultimate act of narcissism, but the increasingly self-conscious banter wittily exposes the half-truths that sustain family life. Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh (0131-226 2428) 8.10pm

David Hare (right) makes his stage debut this week in Via Dolorosa, a meditation on a trip he made to Israel and Palestine last year. Promising to be much more than some holiday slides, the monologue has been directed by Stephen Daldry.

Royal Court Theatre Downstairs at the Duke of Yorks, London WC2 (0171-565 5000) 7.30pm