Singer Chris Rea collapses on stage

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Singer Chris Rea is said to be in a stable condition within hospital after collapsing during a overall performance.

Fans posted upon Twitter that they saw the 66-year-old “fall backwards” mid-song at the Brand new Theatre Oxford.

Rea, who is known for his strikes “Driving Home for Christmas” plus “Road to Hell”, is upon tour to promote his new photo album.

A concert because of take place in Brighton on Sunday has been cancelled. A decision has not however been made on a concert due within Bournemouth on Tuesday.

Darren Fewins, who was within the audience in Oxford, said Rea had been on stage for about 45 minutes whenever he collapsed halfway through a track.

He told the particular Press Association that Rea, who had been born in Middlesbrough, was “playing the best I have ever seen” just before his fall.

Southern Central Ambulance Service said it had been called at 21: 30 GMT to an incident at the venue which one patient had been taken to medical center.

Staff on the theatre tweeted that they “appreciate everybody’s patience” and will update people with information when they have it.

Rea acquired his pancreas removed in i b?rjan p? tv?tusentalet after being diagnosed with pancreatic malignancy.

He experienced a stroke in 2016, yet recovered to launch an photo album in September and embark on their tour around Europe from Oct.

He told BBC Breakfast in August this year which he still felt the effects of the cerebrovascular accident.

“I’m fine whenever I’m sitting down. I’ve just obtained a little bit of balance – it’s a little bit dodgy, just in case anyone thinks I am just drunk on-stage. ”