Reading Rep's community production of Ben Hur, receives 16 nominations in the Pride of Reading Awards.
Starring a cast of more than 70 community performers, and marks the opening of Made in RDG - a month of projects celebrating work made by and for the people of Reading.
Brad Clapson choreographed this glorious event:
"Taking part has been both a challenge and immensely rewarding. With over seventy performers varying in age from 6 to 60+, it was really important to make sure the dances and movement were suitable for all ages and abilities. I'm very proud of what we have achieved"