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In pictures (October 4): Trafalgar Studios, Zippos Circus, Bristol Old Vic, Theatr Clwyd and more

Zippos' Martin Burton, ringmaster Norman Barrett, Charlotte Alexis, Pablo Garcia, circus historian Chris Barltrop, Totti Alexis, Vicky Garcia and Tamerlan Khadikov. Front: Charlie Maxim, Alexis, Paulo Dos Santos, Antonio Garcia, Helena Khadikov, Melissa Jimenez Perez and Connor Garcia. Photo: Desmond FitzGerald
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The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include the press nights of Dust at Trafalgar Studios, Dishoom! at Watford Palace Theatre, Lord of the Flies at Theatr Clwyd, Dirty Dancing tour at Brighton Theatre Royal, Oi Barman!, which was part of Ovalhouse’s Brixton City Festival, as well as Bristol Old Vic re-opening party and the unveiling of a flagstone for Philip Astley celebrating 250 years of circus

Philip Astley flagstone unveiling, St Thomas’ Hospital in Lambeth, London

Bristol Old Vic re-opening party

Oi Barman! at Dogstar, part of Ovalhouse’s Brixton City Festival, London

Ovalhouse head of theatre Owen Calvert Lyons, associate artist Koko Brown, performer Joshua Idehen and executive producer Stella Kanu. Photo: Dilip Hirani

Dirty Dancing tour first night, Brighton Theatre Royal

Trial by Laughter press night, Watermill Theatre, Newbury

Back row: Nicholas Murchie, Bethan McKnight, Ian Hislop, Nick Newman, Dan Tetsell, Jeremy Lloyd, Joseph Prowen, Philippe Edwards, Louise Rhoades-Brown and Matt Leventhall. Front: Kerrie Driscoll, Dora Schweitzer, Caroline Leslie, Alex Berridge-Schuter, Eva Scott, Helena Antoniou, Peter Losasso, Matt Leventhall and Louise Patey

Jekyll and Hyde press night, Chickenshed Theatre, London

Cast and crew

Dust press night, Trafalgar Studios, London

Lord of the Flies press night, Theatr Clwyd, Mold

The cast with artistic director Tamara Harvey (third from right). Photo: Kate Morley PR

Dishoom! press night, Watford Palace Theatre

Send photos for consideration, with complete captions (event, venue, names, job titles) and photographer credit to cath@thestage.co.uk (Please note, photographs may not be used if all names are not provided)

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