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In pictures (August 17): Around the World in 80 Days, Hunting of the Snark, York Theatre Royal, Scarborough, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and more

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 Di and Viv and Rose at Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, Robin Hood: The Arrow of Destiny press night at York Theatre Royal, The Hunting of the Snark at the Vaudeville, Around the World in 80 Days at Cadogan Hall, The first night of the Flashdance UK tour at King’s Theatre Glasgow, the opening of the Swanage Rep season plus the latest shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival…

Robin Hood: The Arrow of Destiny press night, Theatre Royal, York

Yes, Prime Minister opening night, Mowlem Theatre, Swanage

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Swanage Rep cast members Lottie Johnson, Fiona Gordon and Clare Samuels (far right) with councillors Mike Bonfield and Audrey Bonfield (centre and centre, right). Photo: RoutePR

Churchill Theatre Bromley’s 40th birthday

Footloose cast members Gareth Gates and Maureen Nolan celebrate the Churchill's 40th birthday [2]
Footloose cast members Gareth Gates and Maureen Nolan celebrate the Churchill’s 40th birthday. Photo: Life Photography

Di and Viv and Rose press night, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Celebrity summer tea, Lancaster Gate Hall Hotel, London

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Actors Dean Caston, Debbie Hudd, Adam Borzone, Jan Hunt, Roy Hudd, June Whitfield and Wyn Calvin. Photo: Ralph Reardon

The Hunting of the Snark press night, Vaudeville Theatre, London

Flashdance UK tour opening night,  King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Around the World in 80 Days opening night, Cadogan Hall, London

China Goes Pop press night, Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

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Cast and creatives. Photo: Susie Safavi PR

Emma Thompson  visits Cosmic Scallies, Northern Stage at Summerhall, Edinburgh

Cast members Rachel Denning (left) and Reuben Johnson with actor Emma Thompson (centre). Photo: Mihaela Bodlovic [5]
Cast members Rachel Denning (left) and Reuben Johnson with actor Emma Thompson (centre). Photo: Mihaela Bodlovic

You Forgot the Mince first night, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

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Cast members Prince Plockey, Francesca Joy and Ursula Mohan

Send photos for consideration, with complete captions (event, venue, names, job titles) and photographer credit to cath@thestage.co.uk [7]