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Actor falls for real in Malmö version of The Play That Goes Wrong

Andreas T Olsson (left in overcoat) before his fall on Wednesday. Photo: Julius Productions

Published: 13.Sep.2018 17:44 hrs

The lead actor in the Swedish production of The Play That Goes Wrong was rushed to intensive care on Wednesday after he fell during a dress rehearsal. The audience, of course, thought it was part of the show.

Five minutes into the second act, Andreas T Olsson, who plays 'the director', fell from the second floor on the set, as he is supposed to do in the play.  But as he was getting up, he slipped on a piece of paper on stage and fell once again, injuring his back and bringing the rehearsal to a premature end.    
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