Been... for a potter. It wasn't until early this century that the West recognised in the Orient artistic and philosophical traditions to challenge its own. Bernard Leach's pottery, drawings, etchings and woodcuts stand testament to his artistic intent: to underpin the West's inexorable drive to modernity with what he perceived to be the oriental genius for eternal truths. To 29 March Crafts Council, 44a Pentonville Road, Islington, London N1 (0171-278 7700) Closed Mondays.
Taken... Flight. Mikhail Bulgakov's play about White Russian emigres was banned by Stalin and has not been seen in the UK until now. Howard Davies delivers a poetic and witty romance from this bleak gestation. "It brilliantly scrambles epic and farce," says our own Paul Taylor. Olivier, National Theatre, South Bank, London SE1 (0171-928 2252).Reuse content