Last updated on November 7, 2019
Five individuals are hurt and over a million evacuated from a theater in London’s West End following its roof partially fell on the crowd.
In a concise announcement, the Metropolitan Police stated”a few individuals” suffered minor injuries, while the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) afterward confirmed that the five audience members were taken to hospital to get therapy.
The fire brigade said it’d evacuated around 1,100 individuals from the construction.
Photographs captured from within revealed that the audience staring up in a massive gap in the roof, in which it had dropped.
“Launched with a few dripping that raised in speed until all of it caved in,” one person, Theo Carter, remembered on Twitter.
Another audience member, Helen Berresford, stated: “Well that was the ceiling in the Piccadilly Theatre dropped in whilst observing Death of a Salesman.”
Berresford also shared with a movie revealing the drama’s lead performer Wendell Pierce Shifting the crowd out.
“I didn’t mean for it to go like this,” he stated, adding: “I’d love to thank you for safely evacuating.
“We all know and we are thankful that nobody’s hurt. And I request you to return and see our creation. We are so sorry this, sadly, this occurred.”
In a further announcement, ATG stated a part of the plasterboard had dropped from the back upper group in the theatre.
It included: “ATG affords the security and safety of our viewers extremely seriously and we’re doing everything possible to determine the origin of the incident.”