“Star Wars” star John Boyega was among the hundreds of people evacuated Saturday from a show at London’s Old Vic Theatre after a explosve scare.
Boyega is now starring in a prolongation of “Woyzeck” at the ancestral theater, which tweeted Saturday morning that the venue had been evacuated as a reserve prevision and was in communication with the Met Police.
We have been evacuated as a precaution; assembly reserve is the priority. We are liaising with the Met Police. Check here for updates.
— The Old Vic (@oldvictheatre) May 27, 2017
Less than an hour later, the museum again took to Twitter to announce the hazard was unfounded.
“The occurrence was found not to be suspicious,” the central comment wrote. “Thank you for your understanding.”
John Boyega says he was stopped every time he flew to U.S.
According to the BBC, the hazard also led to the depletion of circuitously pubs and restaurants.
“Woyzeck” began prolongation reduction than two weeks ago, and is scheduled to continue with an additional opening Saturday night as planned. Boyega, the show’s London-bred star, will reprise his role as Finn in the arriving “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” in December.
The occurrence comes after last week’s bombing at Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande concert. The attack, which ISIS after claimed shortcoming for, killed 22 people and stirred the UK to lift its terrorism hazard turn from “severe” to “critical.” On Saturday, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the hazard turn had been reduced back down to “severe.”
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