As it happened: Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse

Key points

  • More than 80 people have been injured - seven seriously - after part of the roof at London's Apollo Theatre collapsed.
  • The incident happened during a performance of the play The Curious Incident Of The Dog in the Night-time.
  • Eye-witnesses reported hearing a "cracking" noise before the collapse at about 20:15 GMT.
  • London Ambulance say around 81 people are walking wounded and all those who were trapped had been freed.

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  • Debabani Majumdar 
  • Rob Corp 

Last updated 19 December 2013

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