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Top of the world: Paul Mescal’s nosebleed trajectory in Irish theatre has certainly singled him out as one to keep an eye on. Photograph: Ste Murray

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Johnny Depp, Stephen Graham, Martin Klebba, Kevin McNally and Kaya Scodelario in Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge

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