Hundreds of theatregoers fled after the ceiling of one of the West End’s premier theatres collapsed midway through a packed evening performance last night. At least 700 people were evacuated from the Apollo Theatre, in Shaftesbury Avenue, police confirmed. Full story >>
Sheer means complete and not mixed with anything. • The concert was sheer delight. • I only agreed out of sheer desperation.
It's not often a performance literally brings the house down!