Barrowman injured in panto horse fall

Published Friday, 04 January 2013
Comments
Toggle font size
Print

Actor John Barrowman is recovering after falling from a pantomime horse during a show in Glasgow, Scotland.

Barrowman injured in panto horse fall

The Doctor Who and Torchwood star, who is currently playing the villain in US TV hit Arrow, was taken to hospital on Friday as a precaution after the accident at the SECC Clyde Auditorium. His understudy completed the matinee performance of Jack & The Beanstalk.

Sources claim Barrowman is shaken up but his injuries were not serious and he is expected to be back onstage on Saturday.

A spokesperson for the theatre says: "John is completely fine. He is just a little bit bruised."

Ironically, the actor's co-star, comedienne Janette Tough, aka Jimmy Krankie, suffered a fractured skull after falling from a mechanical beanstalk in the same panto in the same city in 2004.

Comments Comments
1 Comments
lunarjim in belfast wrote (658 days ago):
oh no he wasn't!
POST A COMMENT:
Name:  
Email address*:    
Location:  
Validation:
House Rules:  
Your Comment:  
[All comments are moderated and will not appear immediately. Your name, location and comment will be displayed on this page if your post passes moderation.]

Watch the best on UTV

UTV main logo
The Jonathan Ross Show
25 October - 10:10 pm

The Jonathan Ross Show

Fun-filled chat show. Guests include actors L...

The X Factor
25 October - 8:00 pm

The X Factor

Dermot O'Leary hosts as the remaining acts pe...

MOST POPULAR GALLERIES
Lynda Bellingham: 1948-2014
Mon 20 October 2014
Ryder Cup 2014 - Day One
Fri 26 September 2014
The X Factor: Judges
Fri 03 October 2014