Arts and Entertainment Darrell D’Silva in Public Enemy, Young Vic, London

A tale of corruption, greed and the responsibility of the press, states the Young Vic's publicity, and you can't say fairer than that. Ibsen's perennially pertinent dissection of spa town fall-out after the chief medical officer, Doctor Stockmann, undermines the tourist industry by pointing out that the water is contaminated, never fails.

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The Spiral Staircase by Karen Armstrong

A pilgrim's progress

The Price, Apollo Theatre, London

Powerful and moving revival of family drama does Miller proud

Theatre: A modern witch hunt

Inherit The Wind King's Head, London

BOOKS: The discomfort of strangers

Weird Sister by Kate Pullinger Phoenix pounds 16.99

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Ordinary communists were trying to make sense of a world of exploitation, segregation and injustice

FOCUS: A FEW DROPS OF POISON FROM THE DIARISTS OF THE CENTURY

WITH VAL to see play Look Back in Anger by John Osborne, whom I once interviewed on television without being able to get anything out of him. Play quite execrable - woman ironing, man yelling and snivelling, highbrow smut, "daring" remarks (reading from a Sunday paper; Bishop of ... asks us all to rally round and make hydrogen bombs). Endured play up to point where hero and heroine pretended to be squirrels.

FILMS: RECORDED DELIVERY

Kissed (18) Hi Fliers, rental, 3 Jul

Theatre: Sins of the father

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RECORDED DELIVERY; A critical guide to the week's videos

The Crucible (12) Fox, rental, 15 Sept (above). Based on Arthur Miller's enduringly disturbing play about the 17th-century witch trials in Salem, Nicholas Hytner's rendition is terrifying. The complacent puritanism of a small community is turned upside-down by a gaggle of young girls, led by the demented Abigail (Winona Ryder), who are discovered dancing around a bonfire and casting love spells in the woods. Fearing punishment, they blame the devil and accuse other villagers of encouraging them with Satanic visitations. A witchcraft expert is called in who embarks on a ruthless cleansing of the town. There is some ferocious acting from Daniel Day-Lewis as John Proctor, a farmer who becomes embroiled in the witch- hunting through a past affair with Abigail, and a stern performance from Paul Scofield as the magisterial judge.

Sharing life in jumble of limbs

Louise Jury recalls her own days at the Fringe

Theatre: Spotlight

If you missed Kevin Elyot's My Night with Reg or Arthur Miller's Broken Glass worry not. Both plays have been filmed and will be screened as part of BBC2's
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