Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. Cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret An icon of a block arrow pointing to the right. Email An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of the Facebook "f" mark. Google An icon of the Google "G" mark. Linked In An icon of the Linked In "in" mark. Logout An icon representing logout. Profile An icon that resembles human head and shoulders. Telephone An icon of a traditional telephone receiver. Tick An icon of a tick mark. Is Public An icon of a human eye and eyelashes. Is Not Public An icon of a human eye and eyelashes with a diagonal line through it. Pause Icon A two-lined pause icon for stopping interactions. Quote Mark A opening quote mark. Quote Mark A closing quote mark. Arrow An icon of an arrow. Folder An icon of a paper folder. Breaking An icon of an exclamation mark on a circular background. Camera An icon of a digital camera. Caret An icon of a caret arrow. Clock An icon of a clock face. Close An icon of the an X shape. Close Icon An icon used to represent where to interact to collapse or dismiss a component Comment An icon of a speech bubble. Comments An icon of a speech bubble, denoting user comments. Ellipsis An icon of 3 horizontal dots. Envelope An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of a facebook f logo. Camera An icon of a digital camera. Home An icon of a house. Instagram An icon of the Instagram logo. LinkedIn An icon of the LinkedIn logo. Magnifying Glass An icon of a magnifying glass. Search Icon A magnifying glass icon that is used to represent the function of searching. Menu An icon of 3 horizontal lines. Hamburger Menu Icon An icon used to represent a collapsed menu. Next An icon of an arrow pointing to the right. Notice An explanation mark centred inside a circle. Previous An icon of an arrow pointing to the left. Rating An icon of a star. Tag An icon of a tag. Twitter An icon of the Twitter logo. Video Camera An icon of a video camera shape. Speech Bubble Icon A icon displaying a speech bubble WhatsApp An icon of the WhatsApp logo. Information An icon of an information logo. Plus A mathematical 'plus' symbol. Duration An icon indicating Time. Success Tick An icon of a green tick. Success Tick Timeout An icon of a greyed out success tick. Loading Spinner An icon of a loading spinner.

Fight breaks out during Michael Jackson musical at Aberdeen theatre

Post Thumbnail

Police were called to an Aberdeen theatre after a fight broke out during a music show on Friday night.

The fracas, which involved audience members, happened during Thriller Live, a musical based on the songs of Michael Jackson.

The incident occurred just 24 hours after a brawl erupted during a movie screening at the Belmont Filmhouse.

It is not known how many people were involved, but security staff were forced to eject them from the building.

Police were also called at about 9.20pm to assist the staff. However, nobody was arrested or charged in the aftermath.

Aberdeen Performing Arts confirmed the show continued as planned and no one else was required to leave.

APA’s customer services manager Lynn Hackett said last night: “We would like to extend our sincere apologies to anyone who was upset by these events and reassure customers this type of behaviour and incident is extremely rare in our venues.

“Our staff are fully trained to deal with situations such as this and are active in managing challenging scenarios.”

Police confirmed they were at the theatre for about 50 minutes after being alerted to the incident.

A spokesman said: “We received a call to assist security staff, but there were no arrests or charges. The people involved were asked to leave and did so.”

The incident came just a day after a man was attacked for answering his mobile phone during a screening of T2 Trainspotting, the sequel to the 1990s cult classic.

Stunned audience members watched as a filmgoer stormed to the front of the room and kicked the man to the ground, leaving him in a pool of his own blood.

The Press and Journal understands that two doctors, who happened to be separately attending the film, came to his aid while the culprit and a friend made off.

A police investigation has since been launched.

Anyone with information should contact 101.

Already a subscriber? Sign in

[[title]]

[[text]]