see... where the modern literary monster comes from. Peter Wolf's new play The Golem, shortlisted for the BBC's Sony Writers Award, is the original of the Frankenstein and Terminator myths. A 16th-century thriller, it looks at the death of faith and the birth of a different understanding of humanity, where man is caught in the struggle between good and evil. At the Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, London EC4 (0171-936 3456).

revel... in the company of the tousle-haired cellist Steven Isserlis. In Joshua Bell's Dvorak/ Bartok Festival at the Wigmore Hall, Steven will be joined by Olli Mustonen and the Endellion String Quartet. They will perform Martinu's Cello Sonata No 2, Bartok's Contrasts for violin, clarinet and piano and Dvorak's Piano Trio in F minor Op 65. Tickets pounds 8-pounds 18. (0171- 935 2141).

hear... Space, who today begin touring with their heady, dance-inspired weirdness. Tonight, North Wales Conference Centre, Llandudno (012492 872000).