Apollo theatre collapse injures more than 80 people in London's West End
Conal Urquhart, Rachel WilliamsMore than 80 people were injured on Thursday night when part of a theatre in London's West End collapsed on to the audience during a performance.
Fire crews rescued people from the Apollo theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, which was showing The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. There were more than 700 people in the audience.
London ambulance service said there were 88 casualties, seven of whom were seriously injured, but none are thought to have life-threatening injuries. The Metropolitan police said they were not aware of any fatalities.
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"Apollo theatre collapse injures more than 80 people in London's West End", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2013. Consulté le 09/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/apollo-theatre-collapse-injures-more-than-80-people-in-london-s-west-end