Manchester police probe Hamilton theatregoers’ fighton November 26, 2023 at 10:21 am

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Two people are said to be involved in a fight at the Palace Theatre in Manchester on Friday night.

Hamilton castImage source, Hamilton

Police are investigating a fight which broke out between theatregoers at a performance of the hit musical Hamilton.

A man and a woman in the audience were thought to have been involved in the fight at Palace Theatre, Manchester, on Friday.

Police said no arrests had been made.

In April officers were called to the same theatre after rowdy audience members halted a performance of The Bodyguard.

A Greater Manchester Police (GMP) spokesman said officers were called following a “report of an assault”.

He added: “An investigation is ongoing at this time with no arrests made.

“Thankfully, injuries sustained are not believed to be life-threatening.”

Presentational grey line

More on this story:

Presentational grey line

GMP appealed for information.

The award-winning musical is on a UK-wide tour for the first time.

Hamilton is the story of Alexander Hamilton, a man of Scots descent who became an American founding father.

The UK tour opened in Manchester where it will run for 15 weeks from 11 November to 24 February.

It will then move to Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre for two months before continuing around the UK.

The Cameron Mackintosh and Jeffrey Seller production has been playing on London’s West End since 2017 and continues to play to sell-out houses at the Victoria Palace Theatre.

Presentational grey line

Why not follow BBC North West on Facebook, X and Instagram? You can also send story ideas to

Related Internet Links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.
- Advertisement -




Andrew Innes guilty of murdering Bennylyn and Jellica Burkeon February 6, 2023 at 3:47 pm

Andrew Innes killed Bennylyn and Jellica Burke after luring them to Dundee, then buried their bodies.A jury has been instructed to find a man...

Petrol prices: What is fuel duty and is it going up?on November 18, 2022 at 1:47 pm

Why are UK pump prices at record highs, and when might they fall?Why are UK pump prices at record highs, and when might they...

The Papers: ‘Hopelessly devoted to you’ and ‘tax-plan tension’on August 8, 2022 at 11:02 pm

The death of Olivia Newton-John and tensions among the rival Tory leadership campaigns lead the papers.The death of Olivia Newton-John and tensions among the...

John Lewis Christmas advert: Venus flytrap is the star as retailer rings the changeson November 9, 2023 at 1:56 am

Unlike other ads that focus on glitz and glamour, John Lewis follows a boy and his Venus flytrap.Unlike other ads that focus on glitz...

Shropshire baby deaths: The parents who lost babieson March 30, 2022 at 9:39 am

"I can still hear them saying, we can't hear the heartbeat" - one of the many parents on losing their child.