The Bloody Chamber, The London Dungeon, SE1 (0181-741 2311) 8pm

Not many plays look their best when staged in an eerie underground street where 300 plague victims were bricked up overnight and left to starve to death in 1645. This, however, was the strikingly successful venue for Grid Iron Theatre Company's adaptation of the Angela Carter short story when it premiered at last year's Edinburgh Festival. For its London run, the company have come up with a similarly spooky environment to service the story of a virgin bride who stumbles headlong into a frightening and deadly world when her groom deserts her in his lonely castle on their honeymoon. Like the film, The Company of Wolves, it is cast in the mould of an unsettling adult fairy-tale, and in Edinburgh the production was enhanced by a well-chosen score and a company more than capable of conjuring a gratifying sense of menace.

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