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Heard ... Art? The Hayward National Touring Exhibition, "Voice Over: Sound and Vision in Current Art", examines the specific use of sound in art as well as tackling the broader issue of voice. For instance, in Bethan Huws's film, Singing for the Sea, a troupe of Bulgarian folk singers are transplanted to the North Sea to perform. Amongother works, Lucy Gunning's The Singing Lesson explores the quality of disjunctive sound, playing slightly out of sync a video film of a singing teacher at her piano on one monitor and her pupil on an adjacent monitor. `Voice Over: Sound and Vision in Current Art' runs to 22 March, at the Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA 0117-929 9191.

Cause ... to celebrate Terence Rattigan? Cause Celebre deals with the murderous love-triangle played out between a teenage boy, his middle-aged lover and her elderly husband and, in its first major revival, is an unmitigated hit. Cause Celebre was Rattigan's last West End drama before his death, the playwright taking as his subject the true story of Alma Rattenbury, who was involved in a notorious murder trial of the Thirties. To 4 April, Lyric Hammersmith, London W6 0181-741 2311.

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See ... Marthe in the bath. Late in his life, Pierre Bonnard turned his attention from the richly detailed interiors for which he's best known to more intimate studies of his wife, Marthe. Sarah Whitfield, in putting together the first major Bonnard retrospective in Britain since the Sixties, argues that both the intensely private paintings of Marthe bathing and the impressionist's self-portraits represent the conclusion of Bonnard's life-long investigation into the familiar and the everyday. To 17 May, Tate Gallery, Millbank, London SW1 0171-887 8000.

Catch ... the work of the original difficult teenager. Even though he died at the age of 21, the caricaturist Richard Newton managed to produce more than 200 prints. Satirical painting and caricature flourished in the last three decades of the 18th century and, as the current exhibition "Richard Newton: The Youngest Caricaturist" illustrates, the radical adolescent took great delight in lampooning not only the Royal Family, British politics and the Church but also an emergent Bonaparte in post-revolutionary France. To 17 May, Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 0161-275 7450.

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