Approved by ATG's PR & Communications Officer, David Bradbury
ATG is deeply saddened by last night’s tragic incident at Nimax’s Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue.
The company's thoughts are with everyone that has been affected and wishes those that were injured a full and speedy recovery.
All ATG theatres are properly licensed, have appropriate ceiling certificates, receive regular building inspections and have recently undergone full satisfactory condition and structural surveys. ATG continually makes significant investments in the maintenance, upkeep and improvement of its venues to ensure the safety and comfort of its audiences as a top priority.
As an extra precaution and in order to reassure our customers, ATG's ceiling contractors have begun additional ceiling and roof surveys within the company's theatres.
ATG is firmly committed to the best health and safety practices throughout the company and follows strict industry guidelines.
ATG's staff all receive regular training in emergency and evacuation procedures.
ATG's West End theatres will be operating as normal today and performances will go ahead as planned.
Performances of Wicked at London's Apollo Victoria will continue to run as normal.