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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.

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Theatre audience 'in a dazed condition' after collapse

Nick Harding from London Fire Brigade said the audience at the Apollo Theatre were walking around in a dazed condition after the ceiling collapsed.

The Kingsland Fire Station manager said, "People were in a lot of shock ... a lot of them had head injuries and other injuries so it was quite a confused scene."

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