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In pictures (October 18): UK Theatre Awards, London Palladium, Lyric Hammersmith and more

Award presenter Ian McKellen with winner, actor Maxine Peake at the UK Theatre Awards, Photo: Pamela Raith Award presenter Ian McKellen with winner, actor Maxine Peake at the UK Theatre Awards, Photo: Pamela Raith
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The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include the UK Theatre Awards, the launch of Hope Street Theatre, Witness for the Prosecution first birthday, Papatango How to be a Playwright launch, Happy Birthday, Harold gala, and the Othellomacbeth press night, Lyric Hammersmith

UK Theatre Awards, Guildhall, London

Hope Street Theatre launch, Liverpool

Papatango How to be a Playwright launch

Producer Chris Foxon and artistic director and George Turvey

Othellomacbeth press night, Lyric Hammersmith, London

Happy Birthday, Harold gala, Brasserie Zedel, London

Witness for the Prosecution first birthday, Marriott Hotel County Hall, London

Caro Newling receives her OBE, London

Producer Caro Newling and her partner, actor Gary Powell outside Buckingham Palace after she received her award

The London Palladium Wall of Fame


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