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Taron Egerton faints on stage on the first night of Cock, his new London play

Taron Egerton worried audiences about his new play after collapsing on stage mid-performance.

the rocket Man star, 32, performed a new production of Mike Bartlett’s 2009 play tail alongside Jonathan Bailey as he passed out.

According to viewers at London’s Ambassadors Theatre, one of Egerton’s co-stars stopped the performance on opening night and a safety curtain fell, leaving the audience to sit and await updates on his health.

On Twitter, a viewer said that a doctor from the crowd rushed onto the stage to help him.

After a 40-minute break during which the production team “assessed the situation,” the play’s director, Marianne Elliott, came onstage to assure revelers that Egerton was “doing absolutely fine.”

However, Elliott said his understudy, Joel Harper-Jackson, would remain in his place for the remaining 15 minutes.

Viewer Sue Nelson wrote on Twitter that the news that Egerton was doing well received “huge applause”.

Taron Egertn is “absolutely fine” after collapsing on stage

(Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

A statement from the play’s production read: “During the first preview of Mike Bartlett’s play tonight tail At the Ambassadors Theater, Taron Egerton fainted near the end of the performance.

“A doctor who was in the audience attended to Taron immediately after the incident, and while he was fine, it was decided that Taron’s understudy, Joel Harper-Jackson, would remain in the role to complete the performance.”

tailwhich also stars Phil Daniels, follows a gay couple who are shattered when they fall in love with a woman (Jade Anouka).

The play marks Egerton’s West End debut and while he kept people updated on Egerton’s health, viewers praised his “sensational” performance as well as the production.

It runs until June 4th and will continue as usual on Tuesday (March 8th).

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/theatre-dance/news/taron-egerton-faint-london-cock-b2029494.html Taron Egerton faints on stage on the first night of Cock, his new London play

Tom Vazquez

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