ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
Globe, SE1 (0171 401 9919) to 26 Sept
Mark Rylance conjures up memories of Elizabeth Taylor in his daring and precise portrayal of the Queen of the Nile. JEFFREY BERNARD IS UNWELL
Old Vic, SE1 (0171 494 5491) to 25 Sept
Peter O'Toole turns the life and thoughts of the late Soho journalist into an enchanting portrait of a noble wreck.
OPENING THIS WEEK
THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
Chichester Festival (01243 781 312) opens Tues to 9 Oct Richard Griffiths stars in Moss Hart and George S Kaufman's comedy about an irascible house guest (based on the critic Alexander Woollcott).