London's Apollo theatre has capacity of 775

The Apollo theatre is a Grade II listed theatre in London's West End that has a capacity of 775.

The balcony on the third tier is considered the steepest in London but it is not known whether it was this one which collapsed.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber called for theatre to be demolished

The Apollo Theatre's previous owner, Andrew Lloyd Webber, warned that the building was in a "shocking" state 10 years ago and recommended that it should be demolished. The ceiling collapsed on Thursday night, injuring 79 people, nine seriously.