Dean Gaffney Car Crash

EastEnders star, Dean Gaffney, is currently in a stable condition in hospital after a car crash in Derby. The actor was due to star in a play next week, but is now unable to perform.

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Agent: Dean Gaffney 'is going to be OK'

Dean Gaffney at the National Television Awards in 2007. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Dean Gaffney's agent has said the actor is "going to be OK" despite suffering head injuries in a car crash.

Dave Read said: "He's got some nasty head injuries but the good news is that he's going to be OK.

"It was a bad crash and we're grateful it wasn't any worse."

Gaffney was driving to a friend's house from Derby Theatre, where he is starring in 'A Murder is Announced', when the accident occurred.

The show must go on – Performances to continue following Dean Gaffney's car crash

Ian Dickens Productions and Derby Theatre have released a statement announcing the play will go ahead next week, despite its star, Dean Gaffney, recovering in hospital following a car crash.

The father-of-two was rushed to hospital in a critical condition before being stabilised, it has been reported.

Dean Gaffney was made famous in EastEnders, where he player Robbie Jackson.

Our thoughts are with Dean and his family and we wish him all the best for his continued recovery over the coming days.

– Derby Theatre and Ian Dickens Productions

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