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In pictures (May 11): Alan Bates and Mousetrap awards, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Trafalgar Studios, Jermyn Street, Park Theatre and more

Best actress award winner Noma Dumezweni collects her Mousetrap award at Charing Cross Theatre. Photo: Alex Rumford Best actress award winner Noma Dumezweni collects her Mousetrap award at Charing Cross Theatre. Photo: Alex Rumford
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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 the first nights of The Graduate at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Pete ‘n’ Keely at Tristan Bates, Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Road at Trafalgar Studios, All Our Children at Jermyn Street Theatre, Miriam Margolyes in Madame Rubenstein at the Park Theatre as well as the Alan Bates Award…

Mousetrap Theatre Projects Award, Charing Cross Theatre, London

The Graduate press night, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Alan Bates Award, Actors Centre, London

All Our Children press night, Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Cast members Lucy Speed, Rebecca Johnson, David Yelland, Colin Tierney and Edward Franklin with writer/director Stephen Unwin (third from left)

Becoming Mohammed press night, Pleasance Theatre, London

Guildford Shakespeare Company win charity of the year award

Founders Sarah Gobran and Matt Pinches, picking up Eagle Radio award at Mercedes-Benz World in Weybridge. Photo: Eagle Radio

Ivy Leaf Club charity gala, Whittlesey, Peterborough

Madame Rubinstein press night, Park Theatre, London

Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Road press night, Trafalgar Studios, London

Pete ‘n’ Keely press night, Tristan Bates Theatre, London

Alec Mc Cowen’s memorial service drinks, Sophie’s Steak House Covent Garden, London

Arts Theatre’s 90th birthday

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