The Sunday Preview: The five best plays

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The Deep Blue Sea (Almeida, 071-359 4404). Karel Reisz directs a superb revaluation of Terence Rattigan's tragedy of unequal love. With Penelope Wilton and Linus Roache.

Artists and Admirers (Pit, 071-638 8891). Ostrovsky's social comedy of actresses and stage-door Vladimirs in the Tsarist provinces.

Travels with My Aunt (Wyndhams, 071-867 1116). Giles Havergal's shining adaptation of Greene's funniest novel.

The Last Yankee (Old Vic, 071-928 6363). Arthur Miller returns to top form in this resonant and superbly acted comedy of clinical depression.

Cyrano de Bergerac (Haymarket, 071- 930 8800). Robert Lindsay stars as the swordsman-poet in Elijah Moshinsky's exhilarating revival of Rostand's classic love story.