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Baroque Theatre: Maria Marten, The Red Barn Murder A new investigation into evidence surrounding the notorious 19th-century murder, by David Kelsey and Trevor Pilling. To 9 Apr, 11-16 Poole Arts Centre (0202 670521).

Black Theatre Co-Operative: Bitter 'n' Twisted (The 10 Commandments of Black Love) Two ghostly 1960s lovers are resurrected in 1990s Brixton with some unreconstructed ideas about sexual mores. By Michael Ellis, directed by Joan- Ann Maynard. 12 Apr The Inkworks, Bristol (0272 421870). 13 Apr Reading (0734 591591).

Dundee Rep: The Grapes of Wrath Frank Galati's adaptation of the great Depression-era novel by John Steinbeck. 7-9 Apr Cumbernauld (0236 732887). 11-13 Apr Kirkcaldy (0592 260498).

English Touring Theatre: The Beaux' Stratagem Stephen Unwin directs Farquhar's rollicking mockery of marriage. 13-16 Apr Orchard Theatre, Dartford (0322 220000).

National Theatre: Wicked, Yaar] Garry Lyons' mythical urban Bhangramuffin odyssey. 6 Apr Northcott Theatre, Exeter (0392 54853). 7-9 Apr Phoenix Arts (0533 554854). 11-12 Apr Library Theatre, Birmingham (021-236 5622). 14-15 Apr Alhambra Studio, Bradford (0274 752000).

Oxford Stage Company: All My Sons Hettie Macdonald directs a joint production with the Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich of Arthur Miller's fine anti-war drama. To 9 Apr Worthing (0903 235333).

Red Shift: Crime and Punishment Jonathan Holloway adapts and directs Dostoyevsky's classic whydunnit. 7 Apr Gainsborough (0427 617242). 8-9 Apr Harrow Arts Centre (081-428 0124). 12 Apr Wakefield Arts Centre (0924 810229).

Theatre Alibi: Birthday The story of Marc Chagall and his wife Bella Rosenfeld - art, revolution and war from 1915-44. 20/21 Apr Green Room, Manchester (061-236 1677).

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