9:06 am, Sat 16 Feb 2013
EastEnders actor Dean Gaffney will take part in tonight's Let's Dance For Comic Relief, just a fortnight after his horrific car crash.
Dean Gaffney will appear on Let's Dance For Comic Relief.
Credit: Ian West/PA Archive
who feared the crash could have left him blind or brain damaged, will join other ex-soap stars to perform You Can't Stop The Beat from hit musical Hairspray.
Ricky Hatton will also take part in the show and perform Robbie Williams's Let Me Entertain You.
. Read: Dean Gaffney begged paramedics to save his life
4:08 pm, Thu 31 Jan 2013
Dean Gaffney injured in crash
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.
2:12 pm, Thu 31 Jan 2013
Dean Gaffney is in hospital following a serious car accident on Wednesday in Derby. The former Eastenders actor was due to star in A Murder Is Announced at Lincoln Theatre next week.The father-of-two was rushed to hospital in a critical condition before being stabilised, it has been reported.