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Mother 'completely shocked' at news her daughter was stranded on ship

"Completely shocked I couldn't believe it was happening again - you know the ship was in danger. Even though I knew the fire was out obviously I didn;t know the extent of the fire but in the same email they did say that everyone was safe so there was a little bit of comfort there."

JAYNE THOMSON speaking to ITV Central

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Rebecca Thomas is stranded on the Costa Allegra

Rebecca Thomas is stranded on the Costa Allegra Credit: ITV Central

Rebecca Thomas, a dancer from Sutton Coldfield, is stranded on the cruise ship the Costa Allegra in the Indian Ocean after it lost power.

Her brother James Thomas, who is also a dancer, escaped from the Costa Concordia which sank in Italy last month.

Dancer from Sutton Coldfield stranded on cruise ship

Costa Allegra moored in Genoa in Italy Credit: PA

Rebecca Thomas from Sutton Coldfield is stranded on the Costa Allegra which was left drifting after losing power in the Indian Ocean.

Her brother James, who is also a dancer, escaped from the Costa Concordia when it capsized in Italy last month, killing 25 people and leaving seven more missing.