Matt Lucas withdraws from Prick Up Your Ears, following death of former civil partner Kevin McGee


Matt Lucas withdraws from Prick Up Your Ears, following death of former civil partner Kevin McGee

Matt Lucas has indefinitely withdrawn from the production of Prick Up Your Ears, following the death of his former civil partner Kevin McGee, who was found hanged in his Edinburgh flat on Monday. In a statement, police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.

They wed in December 2006, but Lucas was granted a dissolution in October 2008.

Matt Lucas Lucas's part will now be played by understudy Michael Chadwick.

Prick Up Your Ears opened at the Comedy Theatre last week on 30 Sep 2009, following previews from 17 Sep 2009.

The cast also includes Chris New (Joe Orton) & Gwen Taylor (Mrs Corden)

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