The week in pictures: 29 July – 4 August

Star-studded opening nights flooded the West End and the Edinburgh Festivals came to life for this week’s top selection of pics

The Edinburgh Festivals burst into life

— edintfest (@edintfest) August 3, 2017

— Edinburgh Fringe (@edfringe) August 2, 2017

— Cardboard Citizens (@CardboardCitz) August 1, 2017

— Keith D Edinburgh (@KeithDEdin) August 4, 2017

— Underbelly Edinburgh (@FollowTheCow) August 4, 2017

Evita had a big opening night

— Team Emma Hatton (@TeamEmmaHatton) August 3, 2017

Hiddleston Hamlet (Hiddlet?), directed by Kenneth Branagh, was announced

— radalondon (@RADA_London) August 2, 2017

The King's Head Theatre announced some exciting plans

— King’s Head Theatre (@KingsHeadThtr) August 2, 2017

Miss Saigon opened to some stellar reviews

— Simon Hadley (@SimonHadleyPix) August 1, 2017

Gangster Granny stole its audiences hearts

— David Walliams (@davidwalliams) August 1, 2017

Tonic Celebrates was a fantastic evening

— Tonic Theatre (@TonicTheatre) August 1, 2017

The stars turned out for The Hunting of the Snark

Paddy Considine had a sing-song with the cast of Ferryman

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