Peter Kay pulled off stage after fan rushed to hospital during live show
The comedian was forced to halt the show while the situation was dealt with
Peter Kay was forced to halt his Newcastle show last week after several members of the audience mysteriously fell ill.
As Kay continues his sell-out comeback tour around the UK, the beloved comedian's performances have become a hot commodity.
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But three fans, according to , were sat in the front row when they all became sick – with worried ticketholders shouting for someone to call an ambulance.
Having noticed the commotion, a worried Kay asked from the stage if they were "being serious" before calling for medical attention from stewards.
One was wheelchaired out of the Newcastle Utilita Arena with the others following behind.
Kay took time off the stage to make sure the situation was dealt with swiftly, before continuing the performance.
"Peter came back on and continued the show but said 'three went down then' and he said he hoped 'they were OK'," they told the paper.
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Kay's tour has been widely celebrated by fans following the star mysteriously removing himself from all work commitments.
The Phoenix Nights and star has been largely out of the spotlight since December 2017, when he cancelled a planned tour due to “unforeseen family circumstances”.
After that, he only made few appearances
His return was announced during an ad break for 2022's in November.
Foregoing a major publicity campaign, the funny man released a surprise low-budget promo video where he was caught 'carrying a carpet into his mum's house' while a pal posing as a fan filmed him on a phone from his car.
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During the clip, the 'fan' was seen calling out his famous catchphrases before asking him when he was coming back to the stage.
Appearing on Radio 2's Zoe Ball Breakfast Show on 9 November, Kay also confirmed .
His comeback comedy tour was so in demand that it , and he's since in order to keep up with demand.
His return dates started on 16 December and will run until 18 November 2023.
Among the surprises, Kay helped over the Christmas period.
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