Phil Collins cancels Royal Albert Hall shows after fall


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Pop star Phil Collins has cancelled his shows at the Royal Albert Hall after he slipped over in his hotel room.

Collins suffered a severe gash close to his eye when he fell after getting up during the night to go to the toilet.

In a statement on Facebook, his management said he was given stitches in hospital for the cut, and will be kept under observation for 24 hours.

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Collins suffers from “drop foot” as a result of a back operation, which makes it difficult to walk.

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