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In pictures (December 14): Acting for Others, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Woman in White, The Ramshackle House and more…

Actors Tamzin Outwaite, Neil Stuke and Noma Dumezweni at Acting for Others' For One Night Only dinner at the Ivy. Photo: Dave Benett

The latest press night parties, new shows in rehearsal, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include opening nights of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in Leeds, The Woman in White, The Ramshackle House at Stratford Circus, A (Scarborough) Christmas Carol, Beauty and the Beast in Hornchurch, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Darlington Hippodrome, as well as fundraisers for WAC Arts and Acting for Others and the opening of the new Hullabaloo Theatre in Darlington

Acting for Others charity dinner, the Ivy, London

Beauty and the Beast opening night, Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch

Cast and creatives –Back row: Sarah Mahony, Al Twist, William Brand, Oliver Beamish, Molly-Grace Cutler, James Lawrence, Holly Mallett, Sundeep Kent, Dan de Cruz. Front: Daniella Piper, Oliver Lynes, Martin Berry. Photo: Sarah Soliman

The Woman in White press night, Charing Cross Theatre, London

Hullabaloo Theatre opening, Darlington

Sinners Club press night, Soho Theatre, London

Ramshackle House press night, Stratford Circus, London

Dick Whittington press night, Hounslow Arts Centre

Producer Philip Ryder, cast members Jonathan Ashby-Rock, Rosie Kimble (also director), Sullivan Brown, Gabrielle Sabel, William Seaward, associate director Laura Hannawin, set carpenter Piran Jeffcock and lighting designer James Stokes

Secret Seven press night, Storyhouse, Chester

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs press night, Darlington Hippodrome

Cast members Liam Mellor, Lee Ryan, Natasha Hoeberigs, Jake Hine (executive producer, Qdos), Lynda Winstanley (Hippodrome director), Zoe Birkett (cast), Eric Potts (director/cast) and Patrick Monahan (cast)

Snow-pocalypse press night, Greenwich Theatre, London

Alfred Fagon Award, National Theatre, London

A (Scarborough) Christmas Carol press night, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe press night, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

WAC Arts annual fundraiser, London

New Wac Arts patron Jonathan Butterell (centre) with Diploma students Anais Lone (left) and Ela Kalicka (right) at Wac Arts’ annual fundraiser, ‘Dare to Dream. Photo: Marcus Hessenberg

One Dance UK annual general meeting, House of Commons, London

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