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In pictures (July 20): A Tale of Two Cities, Theatre by the Lake, Camden Fringe, Guildford Shakespeare Company

Cast members Marieme Diouf and Jude Owusu at the press night for A Tale of Two Cities. Photo: Johan Persson
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The latest press night parties, new shows in rehearsal, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include press nights of A Tale of Two Cities at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, As You Like It at Theatre by the Lake, the launch of the Camden Fringe, Creative Industries Federation party, Jess Conrad unveils a plaque for comedian Arthur English in Aldershot…

A Tale of Two Cities press night, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Barber Shop Chronicles press night, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Creative Industries Federation summer conference reception, National Gallery, London

World Fringe Day and Camden Fringe launch, London Irish Centre

Jez Butterworth honorary degree, Exeter University

Jez Butterworth, receiving his honorary degree from the University of Exeter. Photo: Charlie Bishop

Two Gentlemen of Verona press night, University of Law gardens, Guildford

Company with director Charlotte Conquest (far right). Photo: Guildford Shakespeare Company

As You Like It press night, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

Arthur English plaque unveiling, Aldershot

Send photos for consideration, with complete captions (event, venue, names, job titles) and photographer credit to cath@thestage.co.uk

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