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Last Updated: Monday, 18 October, 2004, 05:16 GMT 06:16 UK
Stage victims 'will get damages'
Four people hurt when a stage collapsed at Birmingham's Alexandra Theatre during a production of The Sound of Music are to get compensation.

Lawyers for the victims say insurers representing the theatre and production companies are involved in talks over a figure but a payout is certain.

More than 30 people plunged 20ft into the orchestra pit when the temporary stage collapsed in September last year.

At least eight members of the audience were injured.

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