News Kate Winslet has threatened  Fathers4Justice with legal action after the group targeted her in a planned campaign that attacked her children’s living arrangements.

The actress has instructed her solicitors Schillings to issue the parents’ rights activists with a legal letter

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THE BLUE ROOM DONMAR WAREHOUSE LONDON

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He plays a small but perfectly-formed Bosie to Liam Neeson's Wilde in `Judas Kiss', but its `Martha - Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence', set to be the most popular British romantic comedy since `Four Weddings', which will catapault him to stardom - probably

Good Venue Guide 31: Donmar Warehouse, WC2

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THE EYE: THEATRE

The Fix is at the Donmar Warehouse, London WC2 (0171-369 1732) previews tonight, opens 12 May

Life from Mars discovered on the fringe

While Nasa has pledged to pour resources into establishing whether there is life on Mars, a fringe show at the Edinburgh Festival is conducting its own exploration into the apparent arrival of two Martian children on earth in the 12th century.

THEATRE / Habeas Corpus, Donmar Warehouse, London

Sam Mendes has exhumed Alan Bennett's breast-obsessed farce with a brain. But does he know what he's grappling with?

Learn to be free

As Passion sweeps into the West End, Paul Taylor looks at Sondheim in amorous mode, while, below, David Patrick Stearns reviews his first non-musical, Getting Away With Murder, upon its New York opening

Musical; Company; Albery Theatre, London

Newly arrived in Manhattan, kooky, exuberant Marta has one ambition. "I want to get all dressed up in black, black dress, black shoes, hat, everything and go sit in some bar at the end of the counter and drink and cry. That is my dream of honest-to-God sophistication." For many, Company is the last word on sophistication. Sondheim's slick, sharp show is a revue-like series of scenes from marriages spliced together around unmarried Bobby, who ducks and dives beneath the attentions and distractions of "these good and crazy people - my married friends". It's a glittering, multi-faceted diamond of a show which re-invented the musical.

GOING OUT: THE FIVE BEST PLAYS

THE CHANGING ROOM. David Storey's highly atmospheric portrait of a rugby league team before, during and after the game. Duke of York's, WC2 (0171 836 5122) to 30 Mar. Mon-Sat 7.30-9.40. M: Wed & Sat 3.00.

What price favouritism?

The Donmar has been saved from closure. But at what cost, asks David Benedict

FIVE BEST PLAYS

THE CHERRY ORCHARD. Adrian Noble's stunning version of Chekhov's masterpiece. With Penelope Wilton and Josie Lawrence. Stratford Swan (01789 295623) in rep to Jan. Sat 1.30 and 7.30.
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