Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 5°C

min temp: 2°C

Search

An Officer and a Gentleman performance cancelled after actor suffers fall during show

PUBLISHED: 12:33 30 August 2018 | UPDATED: 12:33 30 August 2018

Tonight's performance of An Officer and a Gentleman at Ipswich's Regent Theatre had to be cancelled Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Tonight's performance of An Officer and a Gentleman at Ipswich's Regent Theatre had to be cancelled Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

GOOGLE MAPS

Tonight’s performance of An Officer and a Gentleman at the Regent Theatre in Ipswich was cancelled after a cast member suffered a fall during the show.

An Officer and a GentlemanAn Officer and a Gentleman

• The show will return to the stage as understudy steps in

The cast member reportedly suffered the injury during the first half an hour of the performance and was rushed to hospital with a possible dislocated ankle.

As they were a key member of the cast, the producers of the musical decided the show could not go on.

A spokesman for the Regent Theatre said: “We apologise for the inconvenience to customers but we all wish the injured cast member a speedy recovery.
“Any customers can either get a full refund or a ticket for later in the week.”

Extra staff are being brought in at the box office tomorrow to help process refunds and ticket alterations.

The theatre later tweeted that no other performances have been affected.

An inmate at Highpoint Prison in Suffolk has made a mockery of the justice system after posting a YouTube video from a mobile phone in his cell.

A motorist had to be cut free from their car this morning following a crash at the junction of Newton Road and Rosehill Road, in Ipswich.

One of the buildings in Sudbury which has been left out of the Christmas street lighting for the past two years is all set to be lit up this year.

Residents in Essex are being asked for their views on the proposed priorities in the county’s first ever Fire and Rescue Plan.

Witnesses are being sought after a crash on the Copdock roundabout where the A12 and A14 meet.

They might have spent decades living in the USA, but their hearts are still in Ipswich. A group of 20 “GI brides” met up in San Antonio, Texas, for their annual reunion.

Traffic delays on A12 and A14 causing delays for commuters, with knock-on problems across the town.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24