Britten film premier delayed after woman collapses from ‘sudden illness’
The premier of the film Benjamin Britten - Peace and Conflict at the weekend was delayed after a woman collapsed.
More than 100 people attended the event on Saturday at the Auden Theatre, Gresham's School, in Holt, where the composer spend some of his school years.
An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said a land ambulance and rapid response vehicle were called at 2.12pm after a woman in her 70s collapsed from a 'sudden illness'.
He added: 'She regained consciousness at the scene and was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.'
He said her condition was not life-threatening.
You may also want to watch:
Audience member Conal O'Donnell, 62, from Dereham, said the woman collapsed during a question and answer session with film director Tony Britten and Britten biographer Dr Paul Kildea.
He said Dr Henry Crawley, another audience member, helped the woman before the paramedics arrived. The film premier was delayed by about 20 minutes, Mr O'Donnell added.
- 1 Teenage boy found a week after being reported missing
- 2 School apologises for uniform advice wording after sexism claims
- 3 38 Norfolk schools and university named in students' accounts of sex abuse
- 4 Two Norfolk restaurants in top five 'secret' places to eat on English coast
- 5 Man denies causing death by careless driving on A47 in Norfolk
- 6 WATCH: Heron patiently waits for fish and chips
- 7 A47 driver stopped in smashed up Vauxhall and failed drug test
- 8 'We offered £20k over and still lost out': Frantic housing market revealed
- 9 Canaries closing in on new shirt sponsor
- 10 Popular restaurant to reopen after staffing issues