Edinburgh's Playhouse evacuated 25 minutes into performance of 'cursed' show

Edinburgh’s Playhouse theatre was evacuated just 25 minutes into a performance which had been cancelled and rescheduled twice.

By Diane King
Monday, 6th December 2021, 4:32 pm
Updated Monday, 6th December 2021, 4:33 pm

It is understood a fire alarm disrupted the sold-out Chris and Rosie Ramsey Shagged, Married, Annoyed show on Sunday. One theatregoer joked the show had clearly been “cursed”.

The audience were left to stand outside before being later let back in so the show could continue.

In September, the venue blamed "unforeseen” issues with the safety curtain for cancelling the show. It had been rescheduled twice due to the pandemic prior to that.

Theatre goers were left outside